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International Union for Conservation of Nature

IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC)http://www.iucn.org/themes/ssc/: SSC advises the Union on the technical aspects of species conservation ...

international environmental organizations, organizations established in 1948, sustainability

IUCN Species Survival Commission

Http://www.iucn.org/themes/ssc/sgs/birds.htm Cormorant Specialist Group Crane Specialist Group Diver/Loon Specialist Group Duck Specialist Group ...


IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN Red List or Red Data List), created in 1963, is the world's most comprehensive ...

conservation, endangered species

IUCN category

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) administers two category systems: ... IUCN Red List of Threatened Species categories — Categories evaluating ...

Nepenthes rajah

Nepenthes rajah is classified as Endangered (EN – B1+2e) on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. ... cm in height (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ ...

carnivorous plants of asia, flora of malaysia, nepenthes, tropical flora


A simpler definition is given by the IUCN, UNEP and WWF: Sustainability is: improving the quality of human life while living within the carrying ...

environmental terminology, sustainability

Fisheries glossary

Their system divides threatened species into three categories: critically endangered (CR), endangered (EN), and vulnerable (VU).

fisheries, glossaries

Polar bear

The IUCN now lists global warming as the most significant threat to the polar bear, primarily because the melting of its sea ice habitat reduces its ...

mammals of the arctic, bears, fauna of greenland, inuit culture, mammals of asia, mammals of canada, mammals of europe, mammals of the united states, marine mammals, megafauna of eurasia

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

En Grotto (Hang Én): a 1645 m long, 78.6 m high grotto. ... In 1996 IUCN classified these orchid species in danger of extinction in the near future.

association of southeast asian nations heritage parks, quang binh province, world heritage sites in vietnam, national parks of vietnam, caves of vietnam


Significant extent, and several whales species were severely endangered. The IUCN notes that the Atlantic population of gray whales was made extinct ...

fisheries science, hunting, whaling