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IUCN

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IUCN is a globally important organisation for the conservation of nature and its resources. It is well known for Red data book. the species of organisms around the globe is grouped into several categories according to their need for conservation.

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IUCN

  1. 1. INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURE & natural resources Prepared by: Bhavyasree R K PhD Genetics and Plant Breeding
  2. 2. INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES (IUCN) • Government and civil society organization- field of nature conservation & sustainable use of natural resources • Best known for compiling and publishing red list : accesses the conservation status of species worldwide • Mission :INFLUENCE, ENCOURAGE & ASSIST societies throughout the world to conserve nature and to ensure the use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable
  3. 3. MILESTONES 1947 1948 1961 2012 1990 1964 1949 1956 2008 Took part in setting up World wild life fund (now WWF) IUPN (international Union for protection of nature) formed IUPN and UNESCO jointly organized conference on protection of nature Changed the name to International Union for conservation of nature and natural resources International conference on protection of nature in Brunnen Red data book on the conservation status of species was first published Began using World conservation union as official name Reverted name back to IUCN IUCN publishes the list of world’s 100 most threatened species
  4. 4. Present status… 217 States and Govt. agencies 1066 NGOs 16151 experts in 6 commissions 161 countries HEADQUARTERS: Gland, Switzerland
  5. 5. IUCN- Management & Governing body • Managed by IUCN global secretariat led by Director general (Present- Inger Andersen) • General assembly of union’s members: World Conservation Congress • IUCN council – Principal Governing Body lead by the President • President of 2012-16 council :ZHANG Xinsheng (China)
  6. 6. IUCN council 2012-16 priorities 2016 Congress, which is going on in Hawai’i (United States) from 1 to 10 September 2016.
  7. 7. Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy Commission on Ecosystem Management
  8. 8. IUCN THEMES- work across various themes related to conservation, environmental and ecological issues • BUISNESS AND BIODIVERSITY • CLIMATE CHANGE • ECONOMICS • ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT • ENVIRONMENTAL LAW • FORESTS • GENDER • GLOBAL POLICY • MARINE AND POLAR PROTECTED AREAS • SCIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE • SOCIAL POLICY • SPECIES • WATER • WORLD HERITAGE
  9. 9. Regions of Action • Asia • Central And West Africa • Eastern And Southern Africa • Eastern Europe And Central Asia • Europe • Mediterranean • Mexico, Central America And The Caribbean • Oceania • South America • Washington D.C. Office • West Asia
  10. 10. IUCN INDIA • India: a megadiverse country -accounts for 7-8% of all recorded species, • over 45,000 species of plants and 91,000 species of animals • Four of 34 globally identified biodiversity hotspots: The Himalayas, the Western Ghats, the North-East, and the Nicobar Islands in India. • India became a State Member of IUCN in 1969, through the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC). • The IUCN India Country Office was established in 2007 in New Delhi
  11. 11. IUCN RED LIST • First published in 1964 • IUCN Global species programme working with IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) • Access the conservation status of species, subspecies, varieties and even selected sub populations on global scale • Highlight the taxa threatened with extinction and thereby promote their conservation
  12. 12. RED LIST CATEGORIES AND CRITERIA
  13. 13. • EXTINCT (EX) – A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. • EXTINCT IN THE WILD (EW) – A taxon is Extinct in the Wild when it is known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population (or populations) well outside the past range. RED LIST CATEGORIES AND CRITERIA Cont..
  14. 14. Cynometra beddomei Ilex gardneriana Madhuca insignis EXTINCT EXTINCT IN THE WILD Corypha taliera Euphorbia mayurnathanii
  15. 15. ENDANGERED CRITICALLY ENDANGERED Hemibagrus punctatus Hopea erosa Memecylon sisparense Dawkinsia arulius Decalepis hamiltonii Raorchestes travancoricus
  16. 16. VULNERABLE Aonyx cinereus Magnolia nilagirica Dawkinsia assimilis Myristica dactyloides Phyllanthus indofischeri
  17. 17. • NEAR THREATENED (NT) – A taxon is NT when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for CR, EN or VU now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future. • LEAST CONCERN (LC) – A taxon is LC when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for CR, EN, VU or NT. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category • DATA DEFICIENT (DD) – A taxon is Data Deficient when there is inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction based on its distribution and/or population status. • NOT EVALUATED (NE) – A taxon is Not Evaluated when it has not yet been evaluated against the criteria. RED LIST CATEGORIES AND CRITERIA Cont..

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