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Endangered plants and animals

Red Data Book is the world s most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species.It uses a set of precise criteria to evaluate the extinction risk of thousands of species and subspecies. These criteria are relevant to all species and all regions of the world. With its strong scientific base the IUCN Red List is recognized as the most authoritative guide to the status of biological diversity. A series of Regional Red Lists are produced by countries or organizations which assess the risk of extinction to species within a political management unit.

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