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 Red List of Threatened Species™ is the world's most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of plant and animal species. It uses a set of criteria to evaluate the...
The IUCN Global Species Programme, in conjunction with the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) and partners, are driving the fight to save species...
As a global organization,IUCN is committed with excellence, transparency and accountability in the delivery of our work. Our reputation and credibility derive from the quality of our work, the...
Below is the full list and contact details for all IUCN SSC Invertebrate Groups.   The menu on the left provides links to the groups who have websites. The individual groups listed host their...
Below is the full list and contact details for all IUCN SSC Plants and Fungi Groups.   The menu on the left provides links to the groups who have websites. The individual groups listed host their...
By Natasha Ali and Trevor Sandwith On 22 – 23 February 2018, participants at the 'Safeguarding space for nature and securing our future: developing...
In order to stem the rate of biodiversity loss, governments have committed to protect at least 17% of land and freshwater and 10% of our oceans by 2020, by adopting a Strategic Plan for Biodiversity...
OSG Asia The Asia branch of the Orchid Specialist Group is a network of individuals and organisations based in (or with an interest in) one of the countries or territories of the region (Cambodia,...
The LIFE European Red List project relies on species experts to determine the extinction risk of each species. In order to promote the project, a...
‘Beetles selected me’: An interview with Red List assessor Dmitry Telnov Our Red List Species Assessors: A closer look at the prehistoric 'green stuff' at the bottom of trees, an interview...
PANORAMA – Solutions for a Healthy Planet is an initiative to promote successful approaches in conservation and development across several thematic...
Such “solution” case studies are published on the online platform, broken down into their key modules, or “building blocks,” to facilitate their replication in other contexts. The solutions are...
This article, originally published by AFP, highlights how IUCN, UNCHR and volunteers are using life-sized elephant puppets made of colourful cloth to...
Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh (AFP) - A trumpet fills the air as two "elephants" charge, scattering Rohingya refugee actors at a training session in a camp which cuts deep into Bangladeshi forest once...
Species Red List Assessments Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) Wetland Assessments Background: current knowledge of the status of freshwater biodiversity Past Red List assessments of freshwater taxa...
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...

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