Living Planet Index


Partners and Collaborators 


Key Partners


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Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational organisation. Its mission is to achieve and promote the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

ZSL has been managing the Living Planet Index in a collaborative partnership with WWF since 2006. 

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WWF is one of the world's largest and most experienced independent conservation organisations, with over 5 million supporters and a global network active in more than 100 countries.

WWF first developed the Living Planet Index in 1998 as a means to monitor the changing state of nature.

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CAFF has been working for several years with the Zoological Society of London and UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre on the Arctic Species Trend Index, a regional component of the Living Planet Index.

Through their network CAFF have provided population data for Arctic species which is fed into the global LPI database hosted here.

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The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) is the global initiative mandated by the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to promote and coordinate development and delivery of biodiversity indicators. 

The Living Planet Index is one of the key indicators that have been selected to measure progress towards the Aichi 2020 biodiversity targets set by the CBD. 



We are very grateful to the following individuals and organisations who have worked with us and/or shared their data.

Richard Gregory, Peter Vorisek and the European Bird Census Council for data from the Pan-European Common Bird Monitoring scheme; the Global population Dynamics Database from the Center for Population Biology, Imperial College London; Derek Pomeroy, Betty Lutoaya and Herbert Tushabe for data from the National Biodiversity Database, Makerere University Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, Uganda; Kristin Thorsrud Teien and Jorgen Randers, WWF Norway; Pere Tomas-Vives, Christian Peremou, Driss Ezzine de Blas, Patrick Grillas and Thomas Galewski, Tour du Valat, Camargue, France; David Junor and Alexis Morgan, WWF Canada and all data contributors to the LPI for Canada; Miguel Angel Nunez Herrero and Juan Diego Lopez Giraldo, the Environmental Volunteer Programmer in Natural Areas of Murcia region, Spain; Mike Gill from the CBMP, Christoph Zockler from UNEP-WCMC and all data contributors to the ASTI reports (; Arjan Berkhuysen, WWF Netherlands and all data contributors to the LPI for global estuarine systems; all individuals who have provided data for Canada; and Lorenzo Alvarez-Filip and collaborators for providing Caribbean reef-fish data.


Collaborators, funders and data providers


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