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The CITES Wiki Identification Manual is a collection of data sheets designed to help identify various species of fauna and flora with drawings (black and white), photographs, maps and concise descriptions. It is a useful tool for CITES Management and Scientific Authorities, Customs officials, and all others involved in implementing and enforcing CITES. [Information of the supplier]
Identification keysResource type
http://www.cites.org/eng/resources/wiki_id.shtml
CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) is an international agreement between governments to which States (countries) adhere voluntarily. Its aim is to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival. CITES was drafted as a result of a resolution adopted in 1963 at a meeting of members of IUCN (The World Conservation Union). The text of the Convention was finally agreed at a meeting of representatives ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
Official corporations and organisations; Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.cites.org/
As the principal federal partner responsible for administering the Endangered Species Act (ESA), we take the lead in recovering and conserving our Nation's imperiled species by fostering partnerships, employing scientific excellence, and developing a workforce of conservation leaders. As we work in partnership with others, our two major goals are to: 1) Protect endangered and threatened species, and then pursue their recovery; and 2) Conserve candidate species and species-at-risk so that listing ... [Information of the supplier]
Official corporations and organisations; Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.fws.gov/endangered/
The Environmental Conservation Online System (ECOS) is a gateway web site that provides access to data systems in the Endangered Species and Fisheries and Habitat Conservation program areas, as well as other FWS and Government data sources. ECOS provides a central point of access to assist FWS personnel in managing data and information as well as provide general public access to information from numerous FWS databases. [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based portals and link collectionsResource type
http://ecos.fws.gov/ecos/indexPublic.do
Look for and find protected animal and plant species in the Netherlands. Het Natuurloket offers on this website a free and direct insight into the occurrence of protected species. Have a look at the interactive map of Het Natuurloket and you will see immediately the occurrence of protected species in each square kilometer. You can also obtain information about the law concerning these animal and plant species, such as the "Flora- en faunawet" (Act on flora and fauna) and the Birds and Habitat Directive. If ... [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://www.natuurloket.nl/
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species provides taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on taxa that have been globally evaluated using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria. This system is designed to determine the relative risk of extinction, and the main purpose of the IUCN Red List is to catalogue and highlight those taxa that are facing a higher risk of global extinction (i.e. those listed as Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable). The IUCN Red List also includes ... [Information of the supplier]
Factual databasesResource type
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
The data presented on this website are based on WISIA, the Information System on International Species Conservation (WISIA) maintained by the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (Bundesamt für Naturschutz). WISIA-online holds information on the legal status of both animal and plant species under national or international protection. WISIA-online covers those species which are assigned special or strict protetction status by the German Federal Nature Conservation Act (Bundesnaturschutzgesetz). ... [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based websitesResource type
http://naturbeobachtung.at/
The WISIA database, compiled by the Federal Office for Nature Conservation, includes some 10 000 species that are categorised as requiring ‘special’ or ‘strict’ protection under German nature conservation legislation. The protection status and applicable German or EU legislation is provided for each entry. [Information of the supplier]
Factual databasesResource type
http://www.wisia.de/
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