Geodiversity and the Sustainable Development Goals
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, provide a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and planet. Adopted by all United Nations Member States, the SDGs are an urgent call for action by all countries, developed and developing, in a global partnership.
In the video below, Jack Matthews explains more about the links between geodiversity and the SDGs, and why it's important to have an International Geodiversity Day:
The following video, by Prof Zbigniew Zwoliński, explains in more detail, the links between the SDGs and geodiversity. Note that translation of the captions into many languages is available: turn on subtitles, and then in the video setting, select 'subtitles'. and then your chosen language under 'auto-translate':
Details of the 17 SDGs, and their links to geodiversity, can be found below. Click on an icon to find out more.