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 mission of the IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group is to promote the long-term conservation of Africa's elephants throughout their...
African Elephant Specialist Group IUCN SSC African Elephant Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Benson Okita-Ouma and  Robert SlotowRed List Authority Coordinator: Seeking a replacementNewsletter2016-2017...
The Standards and Petitions Sub-Committee (SPSC) is responsible for ensuring the quality and standards of the IUCN Red List and for ruling on petitions against the listings of species on the IUCN Red...
The Plants Conservation Sub-Committee (PCSC) leads IUCN's efforts in stemming the loss of global plant diversity through its wide-ranging network of plant conservationists. The PCSC is responsible...
The Marine Conservation Committee (MCC) aims to ensure that decisions taken by policy-makers and resource managers on the management of marine...
Chair: Amanda Vincent Email: Amanda VincentWebsite Twitter: @sscmarine The MCC supports, connects and promotes expertise in marine species conservation. Its mandate is to ensure...
Our vision is a just world, in which the value of invertebrates is acknowledged, comprehensive information on the conservation status of invertebrates is attained, research and conservation action...
The IUCN SSC Freshwater Conservation Committee (FCSC) was established in 2010 in order to urgently address the global freshwater biodiversity crisis.
IUCN SSC Freshwater Sub_Committee Conservation Co-Chairs Topiltzin Contreras MacBeath Co-Chair: Ian Harrison 2016-2017 Freshwater Conservation Sub-Committee Report...
The Red List Committee oversees and guides the work of the Species Survival Commission (SSC) on biodiversity assessments. This includes responsibility for The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ and...
On 27-28 February 2018, the Zoological Society of London and National Geographic Society along with IUCN, BirdLife International, CBD and others...
In recent years, there have been calls to dramatically scale up area-based conservation and for large proportions of the planet to be protected in an interconnected way. Such views are providing an...
To support and strengthen nature conservation in a changing climate.
IUCN SSC Climate Change Specialist Group Chair: Wendy FodenWebsite2016-2017 Climate Change SG Report
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The Polar Bear has come to symbolise the impacts of climate change on the natural world. But it is only one of a multitude of species affected, and many of these are also well-known, much-loved and...
Vital but vulnerable: Climate change vulnerability and human use of wildlife in Africa’s Albertine Rift Completed in March 2013, this report brings together a broad range of new and existing...

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