Species

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Species” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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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...
The aims of the IUCN SSC Otter Specialist Group are to provide leadership for the conservation of all otter species (Lutrinae), determine and review...
IUCN SSC Otter Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Nicole Duplaix and Anna LoyRed List Authority Coordinator: Syed Ainul HussainNewsletterWebsite2016-2017 Otter SG Report
IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (ASG) is the world's leading body of scientific and practical expertise on the status and conservation of all...
IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group Co-chairs: Philippe Chardonnet and David MallonRed List Authority Coordinator: David MallonProgramme Officer: Tania Gilbert   Newsletter2016-2017 Antelope SG...
On 24th to 27th September IUCN conducted field investigations at the Xe Champhone Ramsar wetlands in Champhone District, Savannakhet Province. The...
The landscape of the Xe Champhone Ramsar site has been severely modified due to expansion and encroachment of agricultural land around the wetlands. Increasing rice cultivation on wetland edges has...
Biodiversity & Protected Areas Photo: EcoMinga Climate Change Photo: M Calvo / IUCN Conservation...
The group is commissioned to serve as a first response for wildlife health concerns relevant to conservation around the world. The focus of the group...
IUCN SSC Wildlife Health Specialist Group Co-chairs: Richard Kock and William KareshProgramme Officer: Catherine MachalabaWebsite2016-2017 Wildlife Health SG Report
For nature and for people: building global understanding on sustainable use of wildlife
The IUCN CEESP SSC Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group Chair: Dilys RoeWebsite2016-2017 Sustainable Use and Livelihoods SG Report
The mission of the IUCN SSC Task Force on Human-Wildlife Conflict is to support the IUCN SSC network in addressing human-wildlife conflict (HWC) by...
IUCN SSC Task Force on Human-Wildlife Conflict Chair: Alexandra ZimmermanWebsite2016-2017 Human-Wildlife Conflict TF Report
The IUCN SSC Post-2020 Biodiversity Targets Task Force aims to provide a focus and leadership on species issues in the framework of the post-2020...
IUCN SSC Post-2020 Biodiversity Targets Task Force Chair: Philip McGowanWebsite2016-2017 Post-2020 Biodiversity Targets TF Report
The IUCN SSC CEM Task Force on Systemic Pesticides is the response of the scientific community to concern around the impact of systemic pesticides...
IUCN SSC and CEM joint Task Force on Systemic Pesticides Lead: Dr. Maarten BijleveldWebsite
IUCN SSC and WCPA joint Task Force on Biodiversity and Protected Areas Co-Chairs: :Penny Langhammer and Stephen WoodleyWebsite2016-2017 Biodiversity and Protected Areas TF Report
The IUCN SSC Species Monitoring Specialist Group (SMSG) aims to enhance biodiversity conservation by improving the availability and use of data on...
IUCN SSC Species Monitoring Specialist Group Chair: P.J. StephensonWebsite2016-2017 Species Monitoring SG Report

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