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Such monitoring

The resulting state of the environment (especially the incurred changes) compared with desirable (sustainable) states. State indicators cover the major characteristics of natural, physical, financial, social and human capital assets, individually or in a combined manner. They can be obtained variously from national accounts, poverty monitoring, natural resource inventories and remote sensing, sector information systems and demographic monitoring – although it is not always the case that variables pertinent to sustainability are currently collected.