Ecological Indicators

Indicators of Ecological Health

  • Decreasing signs of degradation
  • Decreasing dependence on external inputs
  • Increasing soil quality
  • Increasing water quality
  • Increasing nutrient cycling
  • Increasing compositional biodiversity
  • Increasing faunal complexity
  • Increasing floral health
  • Increasing genetic biodiversity
  • Increasing functional biodiversity
  • Increasing resilience to perturbations
  • Increasing awareness of how choices made now are connected to the past and the future