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Two years after its consolidation, the Red List of Ecosystems is more relevant than ever as a global standard!

On May 20, 2016, the RLE team celebrates the second anniversary of the formal approval by IUCN of the Categories and Criteria for the identification of threatened ecosystems, the Red List of Ecosystems. The celebrations include a new website and a photo contest.

Ready: the third edition of the IUCN RLE Photo Contest is now open!

Are you passionate about nature? Are you worried about how your environment or the places you have known since your childhood are being modified? Do you like photography? You can now participate in the Third IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest - Ecosystems at the Crossroads. The period for registration and reception of photographs is open from March 31st to June 30th, 2016. We look forward to receiving your photo!

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.     

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