8. Flourishing Lakes and Streams

8. Flourishing Lakes and Streams. Photo: Annika Vannerus/Johnér Bildbyrå.Lakes and watercourses must be ecologically sustainable and their variety of habitats must be preserved. Natural productive capacity, biological diversity, cultural heritage assets and the ecological and water-conserving function of the landscape must be preserved, at the same time as recreational assets are safeguarded.

This objective is intended to be achieved within one generation.