PERFORMANCE STANDARDS 6 BIODIVERSITY
BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION &
SUSTAINABLE NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Recognise that protecting and conserving biodiversitythe variety of life in all its forms, including genetic, species and ecosystem diversityand its ability to change and evolve, is fundamental to sustainable development.
The components of biodiversity include ecosystems and habitats, species and communities, and genes and genomes, all of which have social, economic, cultural and scientific importance.
The aims are to conserve biological diversity and promote use of renewable natural resources in a sustainable manner.
Avoid or mitigate threats to biodiversity arising from their operations as well as sustainably manage renewable natural resources.
§ To protect and conserve biodiversity
§ To promote the sustainable management and use of natural resources through the adoption of practices that integrate conservation needs and development priorities
For each of the criteria in PS 5, use the generic Work Plan (below). First you assess the social aspects, then check out relevant law, set objectives and targets and outline a management programme. You finish an Action Plan to improve Working Conditions....
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