Reverse the Red webinars
The series of videos below are parts of a webinar series organised by the IUCN National Red List Working Group in partnership with the Reverse the Red movement in 2022.
National Red Listing and its links to the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
A panel discussion about the uses of National Red Lists, how they can inform actions, policies, and decisions about conservation, and how they can help countries measure their progress against the new monitoring framework indicators being considered for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.
Step by Step Guidelines to Setting Up a National Red List Project
Review of key points to consider when creating a National Red List project including the key stakeholders involved in establishing a National Red List initiative. The speakers addressed host institutions, national species experts, funders and the crucial role that the diverse SSC network plays in advancing such an initiative. A moderated discussion follows to provide some context to the ins and outs of developing a National Red List project.
How to apply the IUCN Red List Criteria for National Red List assessments
Featuring key distinctive terminology definitions and differences between the global and national Red List, the national Red List assessment process, the national Red List categories and the tools and resources available to help guide assessors in compiling national Red List assessments. The presentation is followed by a moderated question and answer session to help clarify some national Red List concepts or misconceptions.
National Red List Indexes: why do we need to produce them and how should we go about it
A review of the key points to consider when creating a National Red List Index. Featuring two approaches to producing RLIs and explanations on how these two approaches can apply to different nations depending on their levels of species endemism. Includes a moderated discussion to provide some context to the ins and outs of developing a National Red List Index and using it to monitor species.
National Red List website: how to use it and how to share your national Red List data
The National Red List Database and website is an online repository for all sub-global species extinction risk assessments. Hosted at ZSL, and under the guidance of the National Red List Working Group, the platform has undergone redevelopment since 2019. This webinar will introduce the new features and include a walkthrough on how to use the uploading tool for National users ahead of its official launch.