IUCN SSC Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

Newsletter Ausgust 2020

See in this Link the Newsletter http://www.maiisg.com/fotos/publicacoes/1600081459.pdf  

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Created by Xavier Teixeira, the MAIISG logo incorporates the images of representatives of invertebrates such as beetles, butterflies, snails and(...)

Abu Dhabi Call for Global Species Conservation Action

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 11 October 2019 (IUCN) – IUCN has issued an urgent call to massively scale up species conservation action in(...)

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About Project IUCN SSC Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

 The Atlantic Islands are a geographically discrete grouping, where there is a keen interest and enthusiasm for form a group of people interested in furthering invertebrate conservation.  The group covers all Atlantic Islands. Most of these islands have a high level of invertebrate endemism and numerous species of conservation concern.  The issues facing these islands are similar: habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation, invasive species, climate change; and also limited data and lack of(...)

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How many endemic species of arthropods are in Canary islands archipelago?

 There are about 2898 arthropod species and subespecies endemic to Canary islands. See also http://sea-entomologia.org/IDE@/revista_4.pdf