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Biodiverse Campus
HEI Grand ChallengeResilient Bioregion
LeadAndrea Deverell

Mission Statement

By 2030, UL will increase the biodiversity and volume of plant and animal lifeon campus to maintain ecologically healthy levels
A balance of plant and animal species, in combination with diverse microorganism populations, is how natural ecosystems maintain their health. This mission sees UL increase the levels of biodiversity on our campus grounds and surrounding areas to ecologically healthy levels. Doing so will protect and support the invaluable presence wildlife has on our university, and increase the areas ecological resilience.

Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals adopted by the United Nations in 2015 to promote sustainable development and address social, economic, and environmental challenges. Each mission and associated project within the Mission Lab portfolio is directly linked to one or more SDGs, ensuring all efforts are in service of true impact.

Sustainable Development Goals in Focus

01No Poverty
02Zero Hunger
03Good Health and Well-being
04Quality Education
05Gender Equality
06Clean Water and Sanitation
07Affordable and Clean Energy
08decent work and economic growth
09Industry, Innovation and infrastructure
10reduced inequalities
11Sustainable Cities and Communities
12Responsible Consumption and Production
13Climate Action
14Life Below Water
15Life on Land
16Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
17Partnerships for the Goals


+natural habitats
+native species
+green spaces
+tree cover
+wild flowers
-habitat destruction
-tree felling
-brownfield development


Official metrics are yet to be defined by the mission team and additional key stakeholders. This will occur upon commencement of the mission projects and will be influenced by data derived from baseline studies of the systems relevant to each mission.

Mission Model

The mission model is a structured framework that guides the development and execution of each mission. This model allows for a flexible and dynamic approach to mission-based work, where diverse stakeholders can come together to create positive change.
HEI Grand Challenge
Resilient Bioregion
Biodiverse Campus
Cross Sector Innovation
Environmental Protection (EPA)
Buildings & Estates
Student LIfe
Grounds Team
UL Photographic Soc
National Biodiversity Plan
Community Gardeners
Project Portfolio
Biodiverse Campus
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