Red List

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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. It uses a set of criteria to evaluate the...
Gland, Switzerland, 5 July 2018 (IUCN) – Australia’s unique reptiles – including lizards and snakes – face severe threats from invasive species and...
The IUCN Red List now includes 93,577 species, of which 26,197 are threatened with extinction. “Today’s IUCN Red List update reveals the onslaught of threats that our planet’s biodiversity is facing...
A workshop on the Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) was organized for the first time in Lebanon on January 20th, 2017. The aim of this meeting was to...
Following this workshop, the Nature Conservation Center at the American University of Beirut (AUB-NCC) hosted on January 21th, the National Meeting on the Conservation of Plants and Important Plant...
Le mouflon à manchettes (Ammotragus lervia) est un ongulé endémique du nord de l’Afrique dont les effectifs ne cessent de diminuer dans la région....
Le mouflon à manchettes est l’ongulé des zones montagneuses le mieux adapté aux environnements arides et chauds. Il constitue une partie importante de la biodiversité de l’Afrique du Nord, dont la...
The European Red List is a review of the status of European species according to IUCN regional Red Listing guidelines. It identifies those species...
Funded by the European Commission since 2006, the European Red List is compiled by IUCN’s Global Species Programme in collaboration with the Species Survival Commission and other partners and...
A new study conducted by the Thai foundation Bring the Elephant Home (BTEH) shows that certain types of deterrence measures could reduce human-...
For people working in sectors that benefit from the presence of elephants, such as tourism or conservation work, pride and pleasure taken in that work was found to contribute to more positive...
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species team assess the conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species across the globe.
Established in 1964, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant...
Neil CoxManager, Biodiversity Assessment Unit Neil Cox is the Manager of the Biodiversity Assessment Unit, a joint initiative of the IUCN Species Survival Commission and Conservation International's...
The Freshwater Biodiversity Unit aims to put in place a factual basis for efforts to conserve and manage freshwater biodiversity.
Freshwater biodiversity is facing unprecedented levels of threat. Through The River Bank we aim to raise awareness about these delicate ecosystems and raise the necessary funds to put more freshwater...
Over 50 participants attended project launch of the ‘National red-listing in Macedonia’, jointly organised by IUCN Eastern, Central Asia Regional...
The IUCN Red List categorises plant and animal species according to their risk of going extinct in the world. The IUCN Red List is an important tool for governments across the world to guide species...
From 10 to 13 April, 35 experts from NGOs, universities, private sector and government attended an intensive 4-day Red List Assessor training...
An average species survives on Earth for a million years, and then goes extinct. However, due to intense alteration of natural systems caused by human activities, more and more species are going...
This article, originally published by AFP, highlights how IUCN, UNCHR and volunteers are using life-sized elephant puppets made of colourful cloth to...
Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh (AFP) - A trumpet fills the air as two "elephants" charge, scattering Rohingya refugee actors at a training session in a camp which cuts deep into Bangladeshi forest once...

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