This section contains a collation of resources from the HighARCS partners derived from their own organizations and from their collaborative projects that may not be directly related to the toolkit but could still be of interest for wetland resources conservation and management.
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization. It is dedicated to helping find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environmental and development challenges by supporting scientific research; managing field projects all over the world; and bringing governments, NGOs, the UN, international conventions and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice.
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. From its small beginning, The IUCN Red List has grown in size and complexity and now plays an increasingly prominent role in guiding conservation activities of governments, NGOs and scientific institutions. Its goal is to provide information and analyses on the status, trends and threats to species in order to inform and catalyse action for biodiversity conservation.
FishBase is a relational database with information to cater to different professionals such as research scientists, fisheries managers, zoologists and many more. FishBase on the web contains practically all fish species known to science.
A FishBase for HighARCS portal has been created to serve as a repository of biodiversity and policy data generated from the HighARCS project. The portal was designed to make information become available to the scientific community and the general public.
BioFresh aims to build a global information platform for scientists and ecosystem managers with access to all available databases describing the distribution, status and trends of global freshwater biodiversity.
The Catalogue of Life project is an international initiative intended to catalog every life form on the planet according to a standardized taxonomy and to organize that information into a comprehensive and universally accessible database system.
The Department of People and Technology (DPT), Roskilde University is engaged in interdisciplinary work in working life and health promotion, mobility and urban studies, climate change mitigation and adaptation, biological production, environmental risk and designing human technologies.