Red List

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Red List” 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 Red List of Threatened Species team assess the conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species across the globe.
Established in 1964, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant...
Neil CoxManager, Biodiversity Assessment Unit Neil Cox is the Manager of the Biodiversity Assessment Unit, a joint initiative of the IUCN Species Survival Commission and Conservation International's...
The Freshwater Biodiversity Unit aims to put in place a factual basis for efforts to conserve and manage freshwater biodiversity.
Freshwater biodiversity is facing unprecedented levels of threat. Through The River Bank we aim to raise awareness about these delicate ecosystems and raise the necessary funds to put more freshwater...
Over 50 participants attended project launch of the ‘National red-listing in Macedonia’, jointly organised by IUCN Eastern, Central Asia Regional...
The IUCN Red List categorises plant and animal species according to their risk of going extinct in the world. The IUCN Red List is an important tool for governments across the world to guide species...
From 10 to 13 April, 35 experts from NGOs, universities, private sector and government attended an intensive 4-day Red List Assessor training...
An average species survives on Earth for a million years, and then goes extinct. However, due to intense alteration of natural systems caused by human activities, more and more species are going...
The European Red List is a review of the status of European species according to IUCN regional Red Listing guidelines. It identifies those species...
Funded by the European Commission since 2006, the European Red List is compiled by IUCN’s Global Species Programme in collaboration with the Species Survival Commission and other partners and...
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...
Our friend and colleague Philippe Bouché tragically passed away on Tuesday 5 April, as the aircraft he was piloting crashed on take-off from the La...
Having trained as a tropical veterinary in Liège, Belgium, Philippe Bouché worked as a researcher in game management and coordinated anti-poaching activities and wildlife inventories...
Mediterranean Assessment     Mediterranean Basin Endemic Fish Assessment   The project involved assessing the status and distribution of all freshwater fishes endemic to the Mediterranean Basin...
Freshwater biodiversity assessment and conservation priorities for the Mediterranean Hotspot Our Mediterranean Hotspot project will provide resources that are essential for guiding decisions on the...

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