IUCN Conservation Databases


Ecolex – the gateway to environmental law

ECOLEX is a database providing the most comprehensive, global source of information on environmental law. ECOLEX is operated jointly by FAO, IUCN and UNEP.

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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™

provides taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on plants and animals that have been globally evaluated using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria.

World Database on Protected Areas

Protected Planet

ProtectedPlanet - based on the World Database on Protected Areas