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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IUCN, together with the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Life Cycle...
Co-founded by leading environmental consulting firm Quantis and ecodesign centre EA, the PLP is a multi-stakeholder initiative to develop better metrics that will help companies identify operational...
Biodiversity loss is one of the world’s most pressing crises. Causes are complex, and solutions require involving multiple groups, from governments...
Yet without reliable, timely information on the status and trends of biodiversity there is little hope of stemming the extinction crisis. Therefore, consistent monitoring of the status of species and...
With its rich biodiversity and its high levels of anthropogenic change, the Mediterranean region is a key hotspot for species, and a priority for...
Photo: CSD The Mediterranean region is recognized as the second largest Global Biodiversity Hotspot, encompassing both the terrestrial and marine environments. It...
Over the last three decades, various approaches to identifying sites of significance for biodiversity have been developed. KBAs have proven to be a...
Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) are 'sites contributing significantly to the global persistence of biodiversity’, in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems. The Global Standard for the...
On January15-18, 2019, more than 30 of Myanmar’s top mammal experts met in Nay Pyi Taw to continue the development of a National Red List of...
The event built on two Red List training and assessment workshops in Yezin in 2017 and 2018, which resulted in the national Red List assessments of 70 reptile species. With the support of the Forest...
Project Title: Integrated Management of Biodiversity at Tata Steel LTD Location: Tata Steel mining sites in state of Jharkhand and Odisha, India  Duration: July 2013 – March 2016  Project...
Orchid Specialist latest Newsletters 2018May 2018 . Orchid Specialist Group Newsletter - 1.69 MB 2017December 2017. Orchid Specialist Group Newsletter - 243 KB May 2017. Orchid...
Donate To date more than 96,500 species have been assessed for The IUCN Red List. This is an incredible achievement. However, our work is nowhere near complete. We need to more than double the...
Through the MARPLASTICCs project, IUCN is working with South Africa, one of the world’s top 20 contributors of marine plastic pollution, to close the...
Earlier this year, IUCN and South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) held a Theory of Change (ToC) workshop in Pretoria as a first step towards tackling the plastic pollution in South...
The IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) aims to reduce threats to natural ecosystems and the native species they contain by increasing...
IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group Chair: Piero GenovesiNewsletter, Mailing List and Website2016-2017 Invasive Species SG Report
IUCN engages directly in biodiversity conservation in Eastern and Southern Africa through its innovative thematic programme, Conservation Areas and...
The CAS programme draws on evidence-based and best practice approaches to enhance the conservation and management of biodiversity and ecosystems in Eastern and Southern Africa. CAS operates through a...
Representatives from 12 Asian countries met in Bangkok, Thailand on January 23-24, 2019 to exchange experiences on forest landscape restoration (FLR...
Representatives from Malaysia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, India, Pakistan, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Mongolia participated in the two-day session that included a field trip to...

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