International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species
Established in 1964, The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species.
The IUCN Red List is a critical indicator of the health of the world’s biodiversity. Far more than a list of species and their status, it is a powerful tool to inform and catalyze action for biodiversity conservation and policy change, critical to protecting the natural resources we need to survive. It provides information about range, population size, habitat and ecology, use and/or trade, threats, and conservation actions that will help inform necessary conservation decisions.
SCF correlation: IUCN Red List is unfortunately not included in the SCF. Not because it is not relevant, on the contrary, but because its structure is inconsistent with the SCF structure. If Inzyon finds a way to incorporate the structure, in whole or in parts, it will be done.