IUCN/SSC Action Plans for the Conservation of Biological Diversity

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Wild cats : status survey and conservation action plan

Presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date information available on the 36 wild cats of the world. It includes the first published collection of detailed range maps and some of the first photographs of rare species in the wild.

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1996
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Megapodes : an action plan for their conservation 1995-1999

The 22 species of Megapodes or "thermometer-birds" are found in Australia, New Guinea, eastern Indonesia, the Philippines and some Pacific islands.

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1995
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Partridges, quails, francolins, snowcocks and guineafowl : status survey and conservation action plan 1995-1999

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1995
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The red panda, olingos, coatis, raccoons, and their relatives : status survey and conservation action plan for procyonids and ailurids

This work draws attention to the conservation problems confronting these species. The general lack of knowledge about this group has meant that they are afforded little protection.

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1994
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Dolphins, porpoises and whales : 1994-1998 action plan for the conservation of cetaceans

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1994
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Pigs, peccaries and hippos : status survey and conservation action plan

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1993
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Seals, fur seals, sea lions, and walrus : status survey and conservation action plan

Intended to increase awareness of pinnipeds and their conservation needs. It includes an overview of the status of all pinniped species, followed by recommended actions.

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1993
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Zebras, asses, and horses : an action plan for the conservation of wild equids

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1992
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Old world fruit bats : an action plan for their conservation

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1992
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Lemurs of Madagascar : an action plan for their conservation 1993-1999

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1992
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Australasian marsupials and monotremes : an action plan for their conservation

This Action Plan lists 39 endangered and Vulnerable species and 55 “Potentially Vulnerable” species; in all 94 marsupials and 2 monotreme species that need some form of conservation action.

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1992
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Action plan for Asian primate conservation, 1987-1991

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1987
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Dolphins, porpoises and whales : an action plan for the conservation of biological diversity, 1988-1992

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1989
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Antelopes : global survey and regional action plans. Part 1 : East and Northeast Africa

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1988
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Weasels, civets, mongooses, and their relatives : an action plan for the conservation of mustelids and viverrids

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1989
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Asian rhinos : an action plan for their conservation

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1989
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The kouprey : an action plan for its conservation

The kouprey is one of the most endangered species of mammals in the world. This Action Plan has been developed by IUCN in collaboration with the Governments of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand, and a number of zoos and conservation organisations.

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1989
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Tortoises and freshwater turtles : an action plan for their conservation

Many species of tortoise and freshwater turtle have declined very seriously due to the modification of their habitat, and the demand for animals by the pet trade. This Action Plan takes a global view of the situation and provides a strategy for action.

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1989
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Rabbits, hares and pikas : status survey and conservation action plan

This Action Plan provides an overview of the state of knowledge about all species of lagomorphs, provides a contemporary framework about their importance to humans and the world’s ecosystems, reviews their status on a worldwide scale, and makes recommendations for conservation action to prevent t

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1990
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Otters : an action plan for their conservation

This Action Plan gives an overview of otter biology and the conservation issues that affect all 13 species, and also practical guidelines and cautions to those intending to pursue conservation projects on otters.

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1990
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Foxes, wolves, jackals and dogs : an action plan for the conservation of canids

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1990
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African insectivora and elephant-shrews : an action plan for their conservation

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1990
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African elephants and rhinos : status survey and conservation action plan

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1990
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The Asian elephant : an action plan for its conservation

This Action Plan considers elephant populations across Asia on the basis of size and provides recommendations to enhance their long-term survival. It also considers the management of elephants in captivity.

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1990
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Swallowtail butterflies : an action plan for their conservation

This is the first insect Action Plan prepared by the IUCN Species Survival Commission, and was chosen because swallowtail butterflies are perhaps the most charismatic to non-entomologists.

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1991
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South American camelids : an action plan for their conservation = Camélidos silvestres Sudamericanos : un plan de acción para su conservación

This action plan gives a comprehensive survey of the distribution and conservation status of wild camelids in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru and identifies their conservation needs.

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1992
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Crocodiles : an action plan for their conservation

This Action Plan describes the conservation status of 23 species of the order Crocodylia found worldwide. The plan is arranged in three principal sections: an Introductory overview, Country accounts, and Species accounts.

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1992
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Action plan for African primate conservation : 1986-90

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1985

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