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Endangered Species Web Resources

Top Choice: 

  • IUCN Red List: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources maintains the Red List, which summarizes the conservation status of threatened and endangered species worldwide. 

Other Web Resources: 

  • AmphibiaWeb: inspired by worldwide amphibian declines, clearinghouse about amphibian conservation and biology. Part of the Digital Library Project at UC Berkeley. 
  • Animal Info: extensive accounts of present and historical conservation status of rare and endangered mammal species. 
  • CITES: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, contains Convention text, official documents, species lists and member countries.
  • Conservation Databases: UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre; includes species, protected areas, national bioversity profiles.
  • Coral Reef Conservation Program: search for coral datasets and publications from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority: see the list of online publications, workshop series, research publication series.
  • NatureServe Explorer: information 65,000+ plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada, coverage for rare and endangered species.
  • NOAA Habitat Conservation: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration site on protection and restoration efforts for coastal, marine, and riverine habitats.
  • ReefBase: features a global coral reef database of 25,000+ coral reef – related publications, and an interactive mapping tool.
  • US Fish & Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program: Endangered Species Act species information, laws and polices, and procedural information. 

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