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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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
Specialist Groups A-E Specialist Groups F-Z  
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...
IUCN's Global Species Programme, in collaboration with IUCN's commissions and members, is working hard to ensure that the complexities of the impacts of climate change on speices are appropriately...
Giraffe & Okapi Photo: Julian Fennessy Hippo Photo: Tracy Lee Hyaenid Photo:...
The Primate Specialist Group is a network of scientists and conservationists who stand against the tide of extinction which threatens humanity’s...
IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Group Chair: Russell MittermeierRed List Authority Focal Points: Prosimians, monkeys and smaller apes: Sanjay Molur and Christoph Schwitzer Vice-Chair for great apes:...

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