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Here the Eco-Odyssey Foundation is working to present a well-rounded, informed, and research-based series of resources dealing with the most pressing global environmental issues.  

Please navigate through the following topics and learn why the environmental crisis our planet is facing includes all of us.

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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

© International Union for the Conservation of Nature

The United Union for the Conservation of Nature has evolved to provide today's most comprehensive global index of the state of change in the planet's biodiversity.  It serves to evaluate the conservation status of plants and animals, and works with a network of scientists and organizations around the world to provide a resource which is now guiding the conservation activites of governments and scientific institutions.

Below is the link for a general overview of the Red List, so you may gain a better understanding of how and why species are added to it. 


On the IUCN Red List homepage, you can search the database by typing in a specific plant of animal, or refer to the classified levels of threat (e.g. vulnerable, critically endangered, etc.) to learn which species are most or least at risk of extinction.


☛ Here is an easy tool for accessing all the features of the Red List.

Click on this link for a PDF guide to navigating the IUCN Red List website


Did you know?

Ocean 'Gyres' are networks of currents that move around the planet circulating water.

An ocean Gyre is formed from a web of currents influenced by wind and the rotation of earth.

The result is a slow-moving whirlpool system of water covering huge patches of ocean and capable of accumulating an immeasurable amount of rubbish.

Debris gets caught in the cycle and flows towards the centre of the spinning Gyre.

There are 5 major oceanic 'Gyres' in the world collecting decades of garbage from every corner of the globe.

Ocean Gyres may be far out at sea, but they are exposing the harsh realities of ocean pollution; and world pollution.

Please be aware of your consumption of disposable plastics and materials that will never degrade from our planet. The ocean cannot carry the weight of our waste forever.

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