- IUCN Red List
a listing of biological species ranking their conservation status, produced by the IUCN with the aim of highlighting those threatened with extinction; first formulated in 1963; current system of criteria adopted in 1994. Official name, IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Also, Red List, Red Data List.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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