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What is the Red List of Ecosystems?

The IUCN Red List of Ecosystem compiles information on the state of the world’s ecosystems at different geographic scales. Its central objective is to assess the risk of ecosystem collapse.

Case Studies

Explore several case studies developed worldwide which have already applied the "Categories and Criteria for Red Lists of Ecosystems".


Next port for the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems team: The 1st World Forum on Ecosystem Governance, Beijing, China


We include examples, scientific papers and other documents, to assist in the development of the Red Lists of Ecosystems.