By Jonathan Baillie
This research of the knowledge inside the 2004 IUCN crimson record of Threatened Species presents an perception into the prestige and developments of the world’s species of vegetation and animals, with a spotlight on these at maximum chance of extinction. The book highlights the taxonomic teams and species which are on the maximum threat of extinction; fresh documented extinctions; traits within the prestige of threatened species, together with the recent crimson record Index; areas of the area the place threatened species are typically chanced on; the threats which are riding species in the direction of extinction; the social and fiscal context during which extinctions are occurring; and the conservation responses which are to be had. This extensive research is the 1st significant booklet via the crimson record Consortium, a gaggle of corporations comprising IUCN (in specific the Species Survival Commission), BirdLife overseas, Conservation foreign (in specific the heart for utilized Biodiversity Science), and NatureServe.
Read or Download A 2004 IUCN Red list of threatened species: A Global Species Assessment (Occasional Paper of the Iucn Species Survival Commission) PDF
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