contributes to filling the information gap that currently impairs conservation planning in the area by implementing comprehensive assessments of the freshwater biodiversity through detailed evaluations of species distributions, ecology and extinction risk. The exceptional concentration of species found in the freshwaters of the Indo-Burma region, coupled with the essential ecosystem services that are supplied to humanity by these freshwaters and their biodiversity, and the increasing threats to the ecosystems, indicate the importance and urgency of this project.
Friday, October 26, 2012
International Union for the Conservation of Nature Report Released: The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Indo-Burma
This month, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released a report titled, The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Indo-Burma. The 172-page report available here, as a downloadable pdf,
Posted by Taryn Rucinski at 4:26 PM
Labels: Biodiversity, Freshwater Fish, Indo-Burma, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)