July 7, 2016. Life / The IUCN Red List
In just four years, SOS has supported eighty-nine projects, all of them aided by The IUCN Red List
Jane Smart, Craig Hilton Taylor, Russell A. Mittermeier
Save Our Species (SOS) began in 2010 as a joint initiative of the IUCN, the Global Environment Facility and the World Bank. Its objective has been to ensure the long-term survival of threatened species, their habitats, and the people and ecosystems that depend on them. SOS funds work that protects hundreds of species in the Americas, Africa and Asia.
Some achievements since SOS began operations are:
Each year the SOS impact grows. Not only does SOS deliver, but every success story inspires greater numbers of people to work together on a mission that protects wildlife and our own lives.
This is an excerpt from the CEMEX Conservation Series THE IUCN RED LIST (2014)