How does the IUCN Red List Work?

The IUCN, or International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Red List of Threatened Species is a comprehensive inventory of almost all of the known species of plant and animal in the world. The list is meant to evaluate the status of each species and their risk for extinction. With such a large and complicated […]

Snow Leopard Faces Extinction

Panthera uncial, more commonly known as the snow leopard, is listed as endangered by the IUCN Red List. This grey and white black spotted large cat is illusive in nature to begin with, but over the last twenty years their population numbers have been steadily decreasing. As its name suggests, the snow leopard lives in […]