Wildlife in a Changing World: An analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Wildlife in a Changing World presents an analysis of the 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. Beginning with an explanation of the IUCN Red List as a key conservation tool, it goes on to discuss the state of the worlds species and provides the latest information on the patterns of species facing extinction in some of the most important ecosystems in the world, highlighting the reasons behind their declining status. Areas of focus in the report include: freshwater biodiversity, the status of the worlds marine species, species susceptibility to climate change impacts, the Mediterranean biodiversity hotspot, and broadening the coverage of biodiversity assessments.

Author Vié, J.-C., Hilton-Taylor, C. and Stuart, S.N. (eds.)
Date null
Year 2009
Place published City
Institution IUCN
Pages 180 pp
Notes Notes
ISBN/ISSN ISBN: 978-2-8317-1063-1
Links https://www.iucn.org/resources/publications/