External data sets
Multiple external data sets are used to calculate the BII.
Shared Socioeconomic Pathways
The Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) are five socio-economic development scenarios that include global projections of wealth, population, education, technology and reliance on fossil fuels.
SSP1: Sustainable development
SSP2: Middle of the road development
SSP3: Regional rivalry
SSP5: Fossil-fuelled development
The Land-Use Harmonization (LUH2) project has produced a harmonized set of land-use scenarios that smoothly connects the historical reconstructions of land-use with the future projections in the format required for Earth System Models.
Indicator: The Biodiversity Intactness Index, accessed through the Biodiversity Trends Explorer
Data set: Available through the NHM Data Portal
Related Museum project: PREDICTS
Project and research leads: Professor Andy Purvis and Dr Adriana De Palma
Data last updated: October 2021
Next update due: February 2022