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 SSC Palm Specialist Group is a global network of experts who volunteer their time and expertise to build a scientific and practical...
Palm Specialist Group Chairs: Thomas CouvreurRed List Authority Coordinator: Ariane Cosiaux2016-2017 Palm SG Report This conspicuous and abundant family occurs in a wide range of ecosystems and...
The IUCN SSC Orchid Specialist Group is a global network of experts who volunteer their time and expertise to build a scientific and practical...
IUCN SSC Orchid Specialist Group Chair: Mike FayRed List Authority Coordinator: Hassan RankouNewsletter2016-2017 Orchid SG Report Welcome to the web pages of the IUCN/SSC Orchid Specialist Group,...
The IUCN SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group (MPSG) is a global network of specialists contributing within our own institutions and in our own...
IUCN SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Danna Leaman and Anastasiya Timoshyna Red List Authority Coordinator: Danna Leaman2016-2017 Medicinal Plant SG Report Welcome to the home page...
The IUCN SSC Mediterranean SPecialist Group implements field conservation projects for Critically Endangered Mediterranean plants with authorities...
IUCN SSC Mediterranean Plant Specialist Group Chair: Bertrand de Montmollin Red List Authority Coordinator: Errol Vela Website2016-2017 Mediterranean Plant SG Report Welcome to the IUCN/SSC...
The IUCN SSC Freshwater Plant Specialist Group exists to promote and further the conservation of plant species which are dependent upon wetlands and...
2016-2017 Freshwater Plant SG Report The IUCN SSC Freshwater Plant Specialist Group (FPSG) is a network of scientists and researchers with an interest in the conservation of wetland plants. It was...
The IUCN SSC Cactus and Succulent Plants Specialist Group (CSSG) aims to promote the conservation of succulent plants across the globe. We do so by...
Welcome to the home of the Cactus and Succulent Plants Specialist Group (CSSG)! We’re a global network of volunteers working towards the conservation and sustainable use of cacti and succulents. We...
The IUCN Seahorse, Pipefish and Seadragon Specialist Group (SPS SG) is dedicated to the conservation of seahorses, pipefishes, and seadragon — as...
Chair: Amanda VincentRed List Authority Coordinator: Riley PollomWebsite2016-2017 Seahorse, Pipefish and Seadragon SG Report
Effective conservation can only be considered successful when the needs of species and people are balanced.
Biodiversity conservation is increasingly understood as key to human well-being. Strong partnerships have become critical to halt the decline of species and support the conservation of landscapes,...
An IUCN study has identified tree species native to Indonesia’s Kutai National Park that are resilient to climate change and support threatened East...
Recognising that saplings planted today face dramatic climate changes over their 100+ year life-spans, the study, Reforesting for the climate of tomorrow, analysed the traits of around 250 species of...
Office location IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) is located in Amman, Sweifiyeh Area, next to Ukraine Embassy Abdel Latif Salah Street, building # 29, Sweifiyeh P. O. Box 942230 Amman...
Local communities have a critical role to play in combating illegal wildlife trade. The FLoD initiative excelled/demonstrated success in bringing out...
Local communities have a critical role to play in combating illegal wildlife trade (IWT). In 2016, IIED , IUCN and partners[1] launched the Local Communities: First Line of Defense against Illegal...
The Indo-Burma Ramsar Regional Initiative (IBRRI) has just launched its Strategic Plan for 2019-2024. The plan, which will help IBRRI fulfill its aim...
Broadly, these objectives are to share knowledge, ensure the conservation of key wetland species, help develop and strengthen policy on wetlands, raise awareness and promote education, and ensure...

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