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... Read more
With the coming of springtime much of the nature wakes up after the period of hibernation. A brown bear (Ursus arctos) is recorded on camera trap in...
Within the framework of the Regional project Bear-watching conducted by the Public Enterprise for National Parks of Montenegro in cooperation with WWF Adria and NGO Parks Dinarides, the first... Read more
To highlight the importance of private sector engagement in biodiversity conservation and to raise awareness on the species extinction crisis, IUCN...
  Organised in conjunction with a five-day reptile workshop which brought together top experts from all over the world to conduct more thorough and more rigorous research into the biodiversity of... Read more
Environmental Impact Classification of Alien Taxa
Invasive Alien Species are recognised as a major direct and indirect driver of biodiversity loss across the world, their economic impact is estimated at hundreds of billions of dollars each year... Read more
The IUCN SSC Action Plan series assesses the conservation status of species and their habitats, and outlines conservation priorities. Compiled by SSC’s Specialist Groups, they are one of the world’s... Read more
  OSG In Situ Conservation   Species survival in situ requires not only the protection of the species from human anthropogenic removal but also that all of the life history stages... Read more
  Contact:   Focal point: Dr Sathish Kumar; Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (TBGRI).  
  OSG North America   Members of the North American Regional Group are involved in all aspects of conservation from Red List assessment to education, from mycorrhizal studies... Read more
  Contact:   Focal point: Dr Alexander Hirtz; Latin American Orchid Council Quito.  
  OSG Ex situ Conservation Group   The aim of the Ex situ Conservation Group is to promote and exchange information about orchid seed storage, micropropagation and the cultivation... Read more
OSG European Regional Group You are reading the official pages of the European Group of the IUCN/SSC/OSG. The pages are under construction. More pages, information, links… will be available within... Read more
  OSG Early Career   This committee aims to act as a voice for people in their early career, whether they are students, horticulturalists, or anyone, of any age or background, who... Read more


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