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include the Rift Valley of eastern Africa, the Upper Guinea forests of western Africa, and the Lower Guinea forests of central Africa. The IUCN Red List indicates that the majority (71%) of the 103 species of potamonautid and potamid Afrotropical freshwater crabs are of Least Concern and just two species

In: Advances in Freshwater Decapod Systematics and Biology

crustaceans (freshwater crabs, crayfish, and shrimps) many of which are of economic importance. However, freshwater habitats and animals that depend on them are now under increasing threat. Recent International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List assessments of the world’s freshwater crabs

In: Advances in Freshwater Decapod Systematics and Biology
Author: James M. Furse

distributed nature of the Australian fauna exposes the Australian fauna to a broad array of very serious existing and emerging threats, all of which are mainly anthropogenic in nature. A 2010 conservation assessment of the world’s freshwater crayfish versus IUCN Red List criteria indicated that the Australian

In: Advances in Freshwater Decapod Systematics and Biology

inventoried in the Dutch verges are classifi ed as threatened: fi ve grasshopper and eleven bee species appear on national Red Lists and six ant species on the IUCN Red List. Also, in several other countries roadside verges in intensively used landscapes appear to off er opportunities for arthropod conservation

In: Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews

continent (Gavashelishvili & Lukarevskiy, 2008). Its habitat ranges from tropical forest to barren plains and from high peaks to the boundaries of metropolitan areas (Nowell & Jackson, 1996). Globally it is classified as a “Vulnerable” species in the IUCN Red List data book (Stein et al., 2016) while in

In: Animal Biology

Alborz Mountains, warrant special attention. In conclusion, our results strongly suggest that there is just a single species of Paradactylodon present in the Alborz and Talysh Mountains. Consequently, the taxonomy of Paradactylodon should be updated in the IUCN Red List and its threat category

In: Amphibia-Reptilia

result it is difficult to recognize and separately manage distinct populations. Management efforts presently focus on the seven subspecies described during the 19th and 20th centuries, and these form the basis of the status assessments on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List

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In: Amphibia-Reptilia
Author: Alan Brouder

research attempts to monitor the status of biodiversity; since 1963 it has published the IUCN Red List – the most authoritative source of information on threatened species. Th e IUCN is a hybrid organization with more than 1,100 member organi- zations in 147 countries, including 84 states, 111 government

In: Handbook of Transnational Economic Governance Regimes

nominated for the World Heritage List and on requests for technical assistance.... IUCN's Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas started a new programme for making inventories of potential World Heritage sites. Charter for Nature In October Zaire introduced the Charter for Nature-drawn up by IUCN

In: Ocean Yearbook Online
Authors: GALIP AKAYDIN and MUSA DOGAN

, Edinburgh, 212 pp. Komarov, V.L., ed. 1967. Flora U.R.S.S. Vol. 18. English translation. Israel Program for Scientific Translations, Jerusalem. Post, G.E. 1933. Flora of Syria, Palestine and Sinai. American University Press, Beirut. pp. 510-511. IUCN. 2001. Red List categories

In: Israel Journal of Plant Sciences