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Celebrating Edmund Barrow

Ed Barrow has retired as Head of IUCN's Global Ecosystem Management Programme, but this is not a farewell. After a well-deserved break, Ed will continue supporting the RLE programme as a CEM member.

The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems will participate in the 28th International Congress of Conservation Biology

The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems will participate, with two symposiums and a workshop, in the 28th International Congress of Conservation Biology (ICCB) that will take place in Cartagena, Colombia, from 23th to 27th days of July, 2017.

Benefits of an Ecosystem-based management

Most ecosystems today face multiple threats simultaneously. These threats tend to be studied at individual levels, and therefore their additive, antagonistic or synergistic effects are usually not assessed. The basic principle of ecosystem-based management is to recognise all interactions among an ecosystems' components, both ecological and social connections.

Chile and its central zone: a global biodiversity case

As a complement to the IUCN methodology to assess the ecosystem threats, Chile has analyzed the quality of the available data regarding the current threats of 17 endemic ecosystems.

The Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN): A Key Tool!

The Red List of Ecosystems, known as RLE, is an original protocol to assess the risk of collapse of the ecosystems on the planet.

IUCN Red List of Ecosystems


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