IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Conservation related issues. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Categorization of IUCN red list, features and criteria, recent additions from India to the list.   Context: The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has added …