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Peatlands: A little known natural treasure

Peatlands are among the world’s most neglected natural treasures. Yet these waterlogged ecosystems are crucial to our survival —they are among the most important carbon reservoirs on the planet.

Assessing ecosystem collapse risk of fringe mangroves in ecosystems dominated by foundation species

This study investigates the robustness and adequacy of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems (RLE)’s approach when performing risk assessments using a fringe mangrove ecosystem as a case study, as well as the identification of ecosystems which are more vulnerable to global environmental change.

Boden Research Conference 2018

RLE actively  participated - with two presentations - in this year’s  Boden Research Conference, which took place May 8-9 in Canberra, Australia.

Defining the appropriate spatial scale for robust estimates of risks to species and ecosystems

IUCN scientists demonstrate that estimates of the Area of Occupancy (AOO) at scales proportional to the spatial extent of the threats are robust predictors of risks to biodiversity.

Selecting indicators for ecosystem risk assessments

Scientists develop a guide for selecting indicators for ecosystem risk assessments.

IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

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