Relevant sectors in Thailand are still without adequate integration and adoption of tools, mechanisms, and guidelines on the management of sustainable use of biodiversity. To overcome such shortcoming, there is the need to conduct reviews on existing rules and regulations of relevance. Establishing mechanisms to monitor and control impacts of pollutions on ecosystems, taking into account the ecosystems’ carrying capacity, monitoring and reducing impacts of human activities on biodiversity in fragile ecosystems such as coastal areas and wetlands and other ecosystems affected by urban expansion, pollution, overfishing, tourism activities that exceed the carrying capacity of the ecosystem functions and climate change. Thailand has set measures to reduce the impacts of tourism activities on ecosystems that have been affected by climate change. In addition, Thailand is to pursue the inclusion of biodiversity maintenance in various standards and criteria.
Target 13: By 2020, tools/ mechanisms/ guidelines on sustainable use of biodiversity are applied in all relevant sectors.