Term Archive: Species

Measuring the Impact of Human Behavior on Conservation Efforts

October 8, 2013

Human activities are often the direct cause of threats to wild species and habitats. Conserving our planet’s biodiversity requires understanding which of our activities do harm, and developing and implementing sustainable practices and behaviors that will benefit both human populations and the nature that surrounds them.
 

Species, Workshops

One Plan Approach to Conservation

August 26, 2013

Recently, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) published WAZA Magazine 14 which focuses on integrated species conservation planning. Many of the articles were contributed by CBSG and CBSG members. 

Species conservation planning, One Plan Approach
Pine

An Update to the IUCN Red List

July 9, 2013

A recent press release from the IUCN Red List details findings from the latest update of the Red List of Threatened Species. Over 4,000 new species have been assessed, bringing the total number of species on the List to 70,294. This update includes the first global reassessment of conifers, which are the world's oldest and largest species.

Species IUCN Red List, Target 12

Friends of Target 12

June 3, 2013

Many organizations around the world contribute to the protection of species, and a new partnership called Friends of Target 12 brings several of these organizations together to support the achievement of "Target 12."

Species collaboration, conservation, biodiversity, One Plan Approach, climate change