14. A Magnificent Mountain Landscape

14. A Magnificent Mountain Landscape. Photo: Hans Geijer/Johnér Bildbyrå.The pristine character of the mountain environment must be largely preserved, in terms of biological diversity, recreational value, and natural and cultural assets. Activities in mountain areas must respect these values and assets, with a view to promoting sustainable development. Particularly valuable areas must be protected from encroachment and other disturbance.

This objective is intended to be achieved within one generation.

Authority responsible for objective

Naturvårdsverket (Swedish Environment Protection Agency)