The IUCN Red List provides regularly updated assessments of conservation status of many species as well as geographic range maps for each of them. It provides the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species.
Relevance for the Short Term Action Plan on Ecosystem Restoration:
Planning of restoration interventions and their location can draw on spatially explicit information on areas of importance for threatened species, such as those provided here. Range maps can be downloaded for further GIS analysis, and used to prioritize essential areas for restoration based, in line with activity A2.
- A2: Identify/prioritize locations for meeting national contributions to Aichi Targets