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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Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) whether involving ivory, rhino horn, tiger bones or animals captured for the exotic pet market has been steadily...
However, much of the demand for IWT products is in Asia, especially in China. China is a country of immense territory, sharing extensive boundaries with several other countries; which creates...
Catalysing knowledge into action IUCN SOS – Save Our Species contributes to the long-term survival of threatened species, their habitats and the people who depend on them, by supporting civil...
In June, IUCN Lao PDR assessed turtle populations in the Xe Champhone Ramsar site in southern Lao PDR. They studied several threatened turtle species...
This assessment focuses on five species of turtle known to live in the two Lao Ramsar sites. These species include the Mekong snail-eating turtle (Malayemys subtrijuga, the yellow-headed temple...
The IUCN SSC identifies which Anseriformes taxa are globally threatened, monitor their status, produce international action plans, and carry out and...
IUCN SSC Specialist Group Chair: Baz HughesNewsletterWebsite2016-2017 Threatened Waterfowl SG Report
IUCN SSC Red List Authority
Red List Authority Coordinator: Philip Bowles2016-2017 Snake and Lizard RLA Report  
The IUCN SSC Mid Atlantic Islands Invertebrate Specialist Group aims to increase the evidence and action for invertebrate conservation on the islands...
IUCN SSC Mid Atlantic Islands Invertebrate Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Vicky Wilkins and Paulo BorgesRed List Authority Coordinator: Dinarte Teixeira Website2016-2017 Mid-Atlantic Island...
The WCPA SSC Marine Mammal Protected Area Task Force facilitates mechanisms to encourage collaboration, sharing information and experience to access...
IUCN SSC Marine Mammal Protected Area Task Force Co-Chairs: Erich Hoyt and Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara Mission StatementWebsite2016-2017 Marine Mammal Protected Areas TF Report  
IUCN SSC Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Bexell Ayyachamy Daniel and Dr. Gawsia Wahidunnessa ChowdhuryRed List Authority Coordinator: Sanjay Molur2016-2017 South Asian Invertebrate SG Report
The Sturgeon Specialist Group (SSG) is a global network of over 40 sturgeon  experts contributing to the conservation and sustainable use of sturgeon...
IUCN SSC Sturgeon Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Dr Phaedra Doukakis and Dr. Arne Ludwig2016-2017 Sturgeon SG Report Facts and figures about sturgeon species The Acipenseriformes or sturgeons and...
IUCN SSC Tuna and Billfish Specialist Group
Chair: Bruce ColletteRed List Authority Coordinator: Beth Polidoro2016-2017 Tuna and Billfish SG Report
The IUCN SSC Vulture Specialist Group is dedicated to Accipitrid and Cathartid vulture conservation, research and education.
IUCN Vulture Specialist Group Co-chairs: Andre Botha and Chris Bowden NewsletterWebsite2016-2017 Vulture SG Report
The mission of the IUCN SSC Diver/Loon Specialist Group is to contribute to increase current knowledge on the ecology of all five species across...
IUCN SSC Diver/Loon Specialist Group Chair: David EversWebsite2016-2017 Diver Loon SG Report

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