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IUCN Red List of Ecosystems - planning workshop in Melbourne

In November 2015, the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) team gathered in Melbourne, Australia, along with a global team of experts in ecosystem conservation, biodiversity policy and conservation action. The meeting was hosted by Deakin University, and was co-funded by Deakin, the IUCN, MAVA Foundation, and the State Government of Victoria. The objective of the meeting was to build a strategic plan for rolling out the IUCN RLE globally, to ensure adequate support and capacity for robust risk assessment and high quality outcomes. 

The Red List of Ecosystems in the “Eye on Earth” Summit

The costs and benefits of the Red List of Ecosystems were evaluated during the Eye on Earth Summit held on October 6th- 8th, 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, as part of the global challenge of increasing the information access in order to promote global sustainable development.

Next port for the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team: The 1st World Forum on Ecosystem Governance, Beijing, China

The State Forestry Administration of China, IUCN and its Commission on Ecosystem Management, the Beijing Municipality, and the Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation will co-host the 1st World Forum on Ecosystem Governance from 23-28 October in Beijing, China.     

Latin America presents results after the application of IUCN Red List of Ecosystems protocol

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.

The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems won the Eureka prize 2015!

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.

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