This criterion addresses aspects of the conservation of the biological diversity of forests, which is a key part of sustainable forest management. Biodiversity refers to the full range of plants, animals and microorganisms occurring in a given area, the genes they contain and the ecosystems they form.
The data for the tables and figures presented in Criterion 1 of Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 are available by Indicator here:
The data for the tables and figures for all indicators in Criterion 1 are also available in a single zip file [610 KB].
List of forest species and ecological communities (underpinning Indicators 1.2a and 1.2b) are available in a data workbook (in Microsoft Excel) containing lists of species of fauna and flora identified as forest-dwelling and forest-dependent, and lists of forest-dwelling threatened species and threatened ecological communities, including listing status and threat categories where applicable.
Maps and other graphics
Downloadable versions of maps and other graphics from Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 are available at Maps and other graphics.
Downloadable spatial data for forest cover, forest tenure, forest fires, and the Indigenous forest estate from Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 are available at Forest spatial data.