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flechasTHE RED LIST OF ECOSYSTEMS

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What is the RLE?

IUCN’s Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) is a global standard for assessing risks to ecosystems. It allows us to identify common symptoms (both spatial and functional) to understand the level of risk that an ecosystem is facing.

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Why the RLE?

The RLE is a scientifically robust, transparent, evidence-based support tool that helps us understand ecosystem dynamics, as well as which ecosystems are healthy, and which are at risk of collapse in the near future and why.

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RLE Assessments Database

Compiles information from ecosystem risk assessments from around the world that follow the IUCN RLE Categories and Criteria.

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IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology

The first-ever comprehensive classification framework for Earth’s ecosystems that integrates their functional and compositional features.

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Arizona State University
Conservation International – Colombia
Coastal Oceans Research and Development – Indian Ocean (Cordio) East Africa
Deakin University
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Provita
IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management
University of New South Wales
Wildlife Conservation Society

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