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...
In celebration of World Pangolin Day, Dan Challender, IUCN Programme Officer for Sustainable Use and Trade of Wildlife and Chair of the IUCN Species...
Saturday 17th February 2018 is World Pangolin Day and the 6th birthday of the IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group, also known as the Pangolin SG. World Pangolin Day provides a perfect opportunity to...
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...
Below is the full list and contact details for all IUCN SSC Mammal Groups, including links to their websites.   Please note that the menu on the left provides links to the groups who have websites...
IUCN Palm Specialist Group The Palm Specialist Group is a global network of experts who volunteer their time and expertise to build a scientific and practical foundation for the conservation of...
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...
Below is the full list and contact details for all IUCN SSC Amphibian and Reptile Groups.   The menu on the left provides links to the groups who have websites. The individual groups listed host...
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...
Azerbaijan is upgrading and expanding the Gizilaghaj State Reserve to become a National Park and include the first Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the...
The State Reserve in south-eastern Azerbaijan was created in 1929 for the purpose of protecting migrant, swamp and wild birds, and was declared a wetland of international importance by the Ramsar...
The AfESG Secretariat is based at the offices of IUCN ESARO in Nairobi, Kenya.  The Secretariat is staffed by a Programme Officer and an Administrative Officer, overseen by the AfESG's Chair. Chair...
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Quarterly Reports aim to share the activities of SSC with everyone interested in the conservation of...
December 2017 SSC Quarterly report (web version 12mb) SSC Quarterly report (high resolution 24mb)   September 2017 SSC Quarterly report (web version 4mb) SSC Quarterly report (high resolution...
Analysis of the diversity, distribution, and status of odonates in Europe
The global diversity of odonates is estimated to about 7000 species, of which a total of 143 species of dragonflies and damselflies live in the freshwater ecosystems (e.g. lakes, ponds, rivers) of...

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