IUCN in conjunction with the SSC are one of the world's most authoritative sources of information on biodiversity and conservation action, including conservation policy and guidelines.

Key publications include:


Wildlife in a Changing World: An analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species publications






Andros iguana: conservation action plan, 2005-2011

Species Action Plans
Globally recognised reference on the conservation status and conservation priorities for the world's species.  Search by species group:
Amphibians; Birds; Fish; Invertebrates; Mammals; Plants; Reptiles





Elephant meat trade in Central Africa : summary reportThematic Publications: Occasional Papers
SSC Occasional Papers cover a broad range of subjects including invasive species, wildlife trade issues, and proceedings of workshops.






Global Re-Introduction Perspectives: 2011Specialist Publications







Species 51 front coverSpecies Annual Report
The annual report of the Species Survival Commission.







Cover of The IUCN Red List: 50 Years of ConservationPartner Publications






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