Guidance and Technical Documents

The IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria v3.1

Summary of Red List Categories and Criteria

Guidelines for Using the IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria v13

Documentation Standards and Consistency Checks for IUCN Red List Assessments and Species Accounts v2

General questions to guide the amphibian assessment process v2

Red List Assessment Checklist for amphibians

Checklist for fast-track amphibian assessments

Rules of Procedure for IUCN Red List Assessments 2017-2020 which includes the following annexes:

  1. Required and Recommended Supporting Information for IUCN Red List Assessments
  2. Schematic Illustration of the IUCN Red List Assessment Process
  3. Details of the Steps Involved in the IUCN Red List Process
  4. Red List Assessment Resources
  5. Procedure for Handling of Petitions against Current Listings on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
  6. Policy on Use of Pre-Publication Red List Data
  7. Sensitive Data Access Restrictions Policy for the IUCN Red List

Comprehensive lists of the IUCN Classification Schemes used in SIS and PDFs of their definitions can be found here: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes.

Tools

Generation Length : MS Excel file providing a template for calculating generation length.

Criterion A Calculator: MS Excel file providing a template for calculating population reduction under Red List criteria A1 or A2.