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We publish or co-author more than 150 books and major assessments every year, along with hundreds of other reports, documents and guidelines.
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Our monthly focus takes an in-depth look at how IUCN turns conservation policy into a conservation reality, supporting people’s livelihoods and saving nature. 

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Our databases, research tools and management guides – particularly on species, biodiversity, ecosystems and protected areas – are global standards in their fields. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for example has regularly and comprehensively assessed the extinction risk of animal and plant species for over 40 years.
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