Term Archive: Species
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.
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
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
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