By restoring damaged ecosystems, we can halt and reverse Earth’s biggest environmental and societal challenges.
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Trends can still be halted and reversed by restoring, rebuilding and strengthening ecosystems.
The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems in Africa – rapid progress and strong links to national conservation strategies.
A new guide to applying the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems throughout planning, implementation, and monitoring.
In a new RLE assessment, ocean warming and overfishing were identified as the main threats.
Ecosystem indicators developed using data from RLE assessments were accepted onto BIP!
Most savannas around the world are threatened to disappear in the future from direct and indirect human activities
A closer look at mangrove forests
Different microhabitats within these ecosystems are key to larval forms of fish and other invertebrates.
Deakin University has created this comprehensive experience, which guides you through the complete framework for ecosystem risk assessment.
A new decade-long initiative to support countries in advancing sustainable development of the world’s oceans.
Studying the collapse of ecosystems opens a window towards the future, towards what may happen, but also one towards the past, towards the formation of the ecosystems that we currently know.
First-ever global catalog of ecosystems will enable coordinated conservation efforts!
Two new assessments were carried out for the Colombian coastal-marine ecosystems. Despite these efforts, there is a long way to go in investigating the risk of collapse.
In the fight against Climate Change, ecosystem restoration is a great solution but it is only one of many actions that must be considered.
Two new ecosystem risk assessments with national and regional perspectives are now published and available!
Each ecosystem has its own identity and understanding it in depth is necessary to be able to perceive symptoms of collapse.
A new national ecosystem risk assessments for Myanmar ecosystems is now published and available online.
Marine ecosystems, in addition of being reservoirs of biodiversity, store more than half of the planet's CO2, even on a larger scale than the large terrestrial forests.
Systematic test of biodiversity indicator performance to understand the reliability of these ecosystem indices as decision-support tools in local to global contexts
Innovation is key to overcome limitations when using the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) to assess ecosystems collapse risk!
The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems – a valuable tool for supporting future conservation decisions and investments
On this International Day of Biodiversity, RLE partners are recognizing the important support MAVA foundation has provided for RLE development.
Plastic, silent invader of the seas
Eight million tons of plastic waste is estimated to flow into the oceans each year, jeopardizing biodiversity in marine ecosystems.
The Fourth IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest has ended, know the winners!
The Red List of Ecosystems Thematic Group and the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management are pleased to announce that the IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology is now available!
Ecosystem services: Understanding riverine ecosystems and their contribution to human well-being
Healthy and sustainable riverine ecosystems, an example of ecosystem services!