What is Red Data Book ?
What is Red Data Book ? – The Red Data book is the collection of rare and endangered species of plants, animals, etc. It was established by the IUCN ( International Union For The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources) in the year 1964.
It contains brief information on species and their conservation status. It helps to track, identify, and do some research on a particular species. There are many success stories of this Red Data List.
Aim of this Book: The main aim of this book is to conserve and protect the endangered species of the world. It helps to find out the reason behind the sudden decrease in the population of a specific specie. That help to save some of the vulnerable, endangered, or rare species that may be going to be extinct forever.
What are the 9 categories of the Red Data Book?
Red Data Book divides all the specie into nine categories: Not Evaluated, Data Deficient, Least Concern, Near Threatened, Vulnerable, Endangered, Critically Endangered, Extinct in the Wild, and Extinct.
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