The 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals
Entry ID: iucn_1996redlist

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Summary
Abstract: IUCN Red Lists are the compilation of species categorized as
Critically Endangered, Endangered, or Vulnerable according to the IUCN
Categories of Threat. For the most part, categorizations are made by
the Species Survival Commission (SSC) Specialist Group covering the
taxa in question. Guidelines for using the IUCN Red List criteria have
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Dataset Title: The 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals
Dataset Release Date: 1996
Dataset Publisher: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
Version: 1996
Data Presentation Form: list
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality This edition is a landmark publication for two reasons:

The new Categories of Threat were used to assess the conservation
status of species. These Categories are more transparent and objective
than the older categories and criteria. And for the first time, all the
known mammal and bird species were assessed.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
World Conservation Bookstore, IUCN-The World Conservation Union Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.iucn.org/
Dataset ID: redlist

Data Center Personnel
Name: IUCN PUBLICATIONS SERVICE UNIT
Email: info at books.iucn.org
Contact Address:
IUCN Publications Service Unit
219c Huntingdon Road
City: Cambridge
Postal Code: CB3 0DL
Country: United Kingdom
Distribution
Distribution Size: 78k
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: info at books.iucn.org
Contact Address:
IUCN Publications Service Unit
219c Huntingdon Road
City: Cambridge
Postal Code: CB3 0DL
Country: United Kingdom
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Publications/References
The 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-12-21
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-01-27
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