Governments should strengthen protected areas as a way to save their countries’ species. That was the message from IUCN as the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) starts to discuss protected areas at its ninth meeting in Bonn.
The 2008 IUCN Red List Birds Update makes grim reading with 1,226 species of birds threatened with extinction.
Ali Statersfield, Head of Science at the Bird Life Secretariat, tells Brian Thomson about the IUCN's Red List Bird Update.
May 19 will see the release of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for birds on the Birdlife International website. Occurring every four years, this full update is a global assessment of every bird species on earth: a complete inventory of the...
Last updated - Mon, 15 Jul 2019
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