Initiatives

Amphibians

Included in the IUCN Red List is the comprehensive assessment of the conservation status of the world's 6,000+ known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians. Here you will find key findings of the assessment, as well as individual species accounts including IUCN Red List threat category, range map, ecology information, and other data for every amphibian species. 
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Mammals

Included in the IUCN Red List is the comprehensive assessment of the conservation status of the world's 5,488 species mammal species. Here you will find global summary statistics for the assessment, as well as individual species accounts including IUCN Red List threat category, range map, ecology information, and other data for every mammal species. 
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Europe

IUCN and the European Commission have been working together on an initiative to assess around 6,000 European species according to IUCN regional Red Listing Guidelines. 
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Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Red List is an on-going process that aims at assessing the conservation status of the fauna and flora of the Mediterranean region considered as a biodiversity hotspot. 
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Freshwater

The Freshwater Biodiversity Unit of the IUCN's Species Programme aims to put in place a factual basis for efforts to conserve and manage freshwater biodiversity.
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Save Our Species (SOS)

“Save Our Species (SOS)” is a global coalition initiated by the three founding partners IUCN, GEF and World Bank to build the biggest species conservation fund, supporting on-the-ground field conservation projects all over the world. SOS will combine resources and funding experience from the World Bank and GEF (Global Environment Facility), the authoritative science of IUCN and the resources and ingenuity of the private sector to create a mechanism that ensures sufficient funding goes to species conservation projects where and when it will have the most impact.
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