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Posted by: Provita in IUCN, Latin America, RLE - Sept. 15, 2015, 5:15 p.m.
Since 2012, starting point of the project “From Alaska to Patagonia: IUCN Red List of the Continental Ecosystems of the Americas”, up to this date, many advances have been accomplished regarding risk assessments of ecosystems collapse. At the moment, there are already four national lists, and Costa Rica, Colombia, and Chile have joined Venezuela, the pioneer, which represents a step further towards the planned goal of having all ecosystems of the world assessed.
For the second consecutive year, the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems has resulted finalist of the Eureka prize awarded by the Australian Museum, in the Environmental Research area. This time, however, it has been honored with the prize.