Species

This page is a list of our latest updates and stories about IUCN's work related to Species.

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 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...
The Marine Conservation Sub-Committee (MCSC) aims to ensure that decisions taken by policy-makers and resource managers on the management of marine resources are based on sound and scientific...
Our vision is a just world, in which the value of invertebrates is acknowledged, comprehensive information on the conservation status of invertebrates is attained, research and conservation action...
The Plants Conservation Sub-Committee (PCSC) leads IUCN's efforts in stemming the loss of global plant diversity through its wide-ranging network of plant conservationists. The PCSC is responsible...
The Freshwater Conservation Sub-Committee (FCSC) was established in 2010 in order for the SSC to urgently address the global freshwater biodiversity crisis. The FCSC’s main activities are: (1)...
The Standards and Petitions Sub-Committee (SPSC) is responsible for ensuring the quality and standards of the IUCN Red List and for ruling on petitions against the listings of species on the IUCN Red...
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...
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) is a science-based network of more than 10,000 volunteer experts from almost every country of the world, all working together towards achieving the vision...
The IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Quarterly Reports aim to share the activities of SSC with everyone interested in the conservation of...
September 2017 SSC Quarterly report (web version 4mb) SSC Quarterly report (high resolution 13mb)   June 2017 SSC Quarterly report (web version) 4mb SSC Quarterly report (...
Mediterranean Ecosystems Management Programme   This project represents an ambitious initiative to develop plant conservation actions in the South and East of the Mediterranean region (...
Directora de ORMACC en entrevista durante el Foro del Agua
Through the Regional Water Forum, an urgent call was made to position, protect and comprehensively manage water resources as fundamental engine for...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 3 November 2017. The Regional Water Forum was held to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and commitments assumed by the Central American...

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