IUCN COMMISSION GROUP

IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group

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Overview and description

Description:
Out of the 90 species of antelopes existing in the world, 29 are threatened with extinction. The overall aim of ASG is to promote the long - term conservation of antelopes and their habitats worldwide ...

Out of the 90 species of antelopes existing in the world, 29 are threatened with extinction. The overall aim of ASG is to promote the long - term conservation of antelopes and their habitats worldwide, and the recovery or restoration of antelope populations.

Group leadership

Dr David MALLON

Co-Chair Red List Authority Coordinator

Conservation biologist. MSC, 1987, University of Manchester, UK (Ecology and conservation of the snow leopard Panthera uncia). PhD, 1998, Manchester Metropolitan University (Ecology of mountain ...

Conservation biologist. MSC, 1987, University of Manchester, UK (Ecology and conservation of the snow leopard Panthera uncia). PhD, 1998, Manchester Metropolitan University (Ecology of mountain ungulates in Ladakh, India). Project work in Caucasus, Himalaya, Central Asia and Arabian Peninsula, West and Central Africa (field surveys, status assessments, protected area evaluation,training, and biomonitoring). Strategic planning for species (antelopes, others), Red listing (since 1989).

Dr Philippe CHARDONNET

Co-Chair

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group
Associated Commissions: