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Release of the 2000 purple record is an immense landmark for IUCN. it's the first time that listings of animals and vegetation were mixed and the 1st time that the crimson record has been produced on CD-ROM. The 2000 purple checklist combines new assessments‹including all chook species, many antelope and bat species, such a lot primates and sharks, all Asian freshwater turtles, extra molluscs, and lots of others‹with these from prior guides. the mix of animals and crops right into a unmarried checklist containing checks of greater than 18,000 taxa (11,000 of that are threatened species) and the flow in the direction of greater documentation of every species at the record implies that a hard-copy model of the crimson checklist could run to numerous volumes. This, mixed with the truth that the crimson record may be up-to-date each year, resulted in the choice to unlock the purple checklist in digital structure, through the area vast internet and as a CD-ROM.
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16 Red List 2000 06 September 2000 16:14:19 Color profile: Generic CMYK printer profile Composite Default screen Analysis Indonesia India Brazil China Mexico Papua New Guinea Australia Philippines Madagascar Kenya Peru Malaysia Congo, Dem. Republic of Tanzania Viet Nam Cameroon South Africa Russian Federation Colombia Ethiopia 0 10 20 30 40 Threatened mammal species as a percentage of total diversity Figure 2c. The twenty countries with the largest numbers of threatened mammal species, with their numbers as a percentage of total mammal diversity found in each country (mammal totals from WCMC 2000).
As with many of the threatened vertebrates, the conifers are an ancient lineage indicating that perhaps non-random extinction is also happening in the plant Kingdom. A 13 Red List 2000 06 September 2000 16:14:11 Color profile: Generic CMYK printer profile Composite Default screen 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Table 4. Class* Status Category Summary by Major Taxonomic Group (Plants) EX EW Subtotal CR EN VU Subtotal LR/cd LR/nt DD Total Bryopsida 2 0 2 10 15 11 36 0 0 0 38 Anthocerotopsida 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 Marchantiopsida 1 0 1 12 16 14 42 0 0 0 43 Coniferopsida 0 1 1 17 40 83 140 24 52 33 250 Ginkgoopsida 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 Magnoliopsida 69 14 83 896 1110 3093 5099 203 610 298 6293 1 2 3 79 83 129 291 17 45 39 395 73 17 90 1014 1266 3331 5611 244 707 370 7022 Liliopsida Subtotal *Bryopsida (mosses), Anthocerotopsida (hornworts), Marchantiopsida (liverworts), Coniferopsida (conifers), Ginkgoopsida (ginkgo), Magnoliopsida (dicotyledons), Liliopsida (monocotyledons).
The twenty countries with the largest numbers of threatened bird species, with their numbers as a percentage of total breeding bird diversity recorded for each country (totals of breeding birds from WCMC 2000). Figure 4. Density distribution map of globally threatened bird species. Figure 4 confirms that threatened birds are concentrated in the Neotropics and Southeast Asia, reflecting the relative species-richness and higher levels of local endemism in these regions. Brazil (113 threatened species), Indonesia (115) and Colombia (78) have the highest totals, but the political responsibility for conserving threatened species is shared since 219 territories have at least one threatened bird (BirdLife International 2000).
2000 IUCN red list of threatened species by Craig Hilton-Taylor