Sectors of Focus

  • Environment
  • Land Conservation
  • Water


  • Environment

Length of Coastline Restored (PI2538)

Length of marine or freshwater coastline under ecological restoration management on protected land, land under sustainable stewardship, or land under sustainable cultivation during the reporting period.
Reporting format
Unit of Measure (PD1602)
Metric type
Metric level
Product/Service, Organization
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Length of Coastline Restored (PI2538). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote all assumptions used as well as relevant ecological restoration activities undertaken during the reporting period.

Usage Guidance

  • This metric is intended to capture the entire length of coastline under restoration management by the organization during the reporting period and not only the additional length of coastline that began restoration management during this reporting period.
  • Organizations can refer to the glossary for additional information on ecological restoration.