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Benefits of an Ecosystem-based management

Most ecosystems today face multiple threats simultaneously. These threats tend to be studied at individual levels, and therefore their additive, antagonistic or synergistic effects are usually not assessed. The basic principle of ecosystem-based management is to recognise all interactions among an ecosystems' components, both ecological and social connections.

The Red List of Ecosystems, towards a typology of global references. London, April 2017

The King’s College of London on behalf of the PLuS Alliance will host the workshop Global Red Listing of Ecosystems on April 24th – 26th, 2017. The initiative stems from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, sponsored by the PLuS Alliance organization.

Chile and its central zone: a global biodiversity case

As a complement to the IUCN methodology to assess the ecosystem threats, Chile has analyzed the quality of the available data regarding the current threats of 17 endemic ecosystems.

We are celebrating!

On March 16, the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team celebrated the first anniversary of its new website. This platform was redesigned to offer a clearer, more enjoyable and personalized navigation. 

Winners of the Third IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest - Ecosystems at the Crossroads were announced in Hawaii

On Saturday September 3rd the winners of the Third IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest - Ecosystems at the Crossroads were announced publicly at the IUCN World Conservation Congress, in Honolulu, Hawai’i. As in the previous edition of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Photo Contest, one of the most important international events in the field of conservation was selected to hold an exhibition of the finalist photos and to carry out the official announcement of the winners. On this opportunity, it was the IUCN’s World Conservation Congress.
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