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Launching of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems website

During the last few months, the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management has been working on a new website to gather information on the development of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems. The goal of this website is to allow public participation on the development, implementation and monitoring of a global standard to assess the risk of collapse of ecosystems, which can be applied at local, regional and global levels.

IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, it aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development.The 2012 World Conservation Congress will be held from 6 to 15 September 2012 in Jeju, Republic of Korea. Leaders from government, the public sector, non-governmental organizations, business, UN agencies and social organizations will discuss, debate and decide solutions for the world’s most pressing environment and development issues. The Congress starts with a Forum where IUCN Members and partners discuss cutting-edge ideas, thinking and practice. The Forum leads into the Members’ Assembly, a unique global environmental parliament of governments and NGOs.

IUCN Red List of Ecosystems


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