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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.
The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems continues growing internationally, this time in Asian territory. In recent communications between Chinese researchers and members of the RLE Team, China’s interest in applying the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems criteria was once again shown.
A new article about the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems has been recently published in the book "Valuing Nature: Protected Areas and Ecosystem Services". It is based on the presentations carried out during the Valuing Nature Symposium held on July 21st and 22nd, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.
The special number of June of Austral Ecology dedicated to IUCN Red List of Ecosystems is already available
The June 2015 edition of the Austral Ecology journal was dedicated to the risk assessments with the application of the protocol of IUCN Red List of Ecosystems in environments of the world. The invited editor was researcher David Keith, who is coleaders, along with Jon Paul Rodriguez, the group thematic of the Red List of Ecosystems in the Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM).