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 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...
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 the years, IUCN or the Panel has released a number of statements and public letters on various topics and concerns related to the potential...
Public Statement / Letter Subject From To Reply Public Statement dated 26 May 2016 (English and Russian) Statement of concern with respect to the potential impacts of ENL's ongoing...
The IUCN Global Species Programme, in conjunction with the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) and partners, are driving the fight to save species...
On May 3rd, IUCN Lao PDR organized an event in Nakai district, Khammouan province. The Phou Hin Poun National Protected Area (NPA) is located in the...
Students learning about biodiversity. Photo: © Laura Handal/ IUCN Approximatey 50 students, aged six to twelve participated in the event. Activities included a...
Project title: Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) Location: South Asia – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka Southeast Asia – Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia...
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...
Since opening in 2016, Phuket Marriott Merlin Beach Resort & Spa has collaborated with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)...
Marine Biodiversity The hotel’s first conservation project was the development of an on-site Reef Education Center, in partnership with IUCN and Sea Bees Diving. The partners worked together to...
Below is the full list and contact details for all IUCN SSC Birds Groups, including links to their websites and newsletters. Asian Songbird Trade Specialist Group Chair: David Jeggo Bird Red List...
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the International Institute for International Development (IIED) are proud to launch...
Combating the surge of illegal wildlife trade (IWT) devastating wildlife populations is an urgent global priority for conservation. The sudden and rapid escalation of IWT on the international agenda...
Engaging communities as partners in combatting illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is increasingly recognized as critical, but has proven difficult to operationalise in a meaningful and sustainable manner....

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