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Keystone species, Indicator Species and Flagship Species

Under which program or international institution were Flaghship Species, KeyStone Species and Indicator Species defined ?

I read it somewhere that WWF had defined is it correct ?

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  • Under which program or international institution were Flaghship Species, KeyStone Species and Indicator Species defined ?

    I read it somewhere that WWF had defined is it correct ?

    @trying_tobawesm @Neyawn @IWRA @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh

    WWF has just given the classification. It doesn't come under any specific program, AFAIK.
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  • Adding to that.

    The terms “flagship” and “keystone” have generally consistent definitions across the conservation community, however “priority species” is a WWF term, and is solely for the purposes of planning and simple communication.
    For WWF, a “priority species” may be either a flagship or a keystone species and is chosen to represent an ecoregion or region.
    A “priority species” is reflective of a key threat across that ecoregion - such that conservation of the species will contribute significantly to a broader threat mitigation outcome. It is often crucial to the economic and/or spiritual wellbeing of peoples within that ecoregion.
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  • edited May 2016
    IWRA said:

    Under which program or international institution were Flaghship Species, KeyStone Species and Indicator Species defined ?

    I read it somewhere that WWF had defined is it correct ?

    @trying_tobawesm @Neyawn @IWRA @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh

    WWF has just given the classification. It doesn't come under any specific program, AFAIK.
    Priority Species is a program of WWF and yeah others are generic ecology terms

    But can u confirm whether Living Himalayas Initiative Network is part of WWF
    The Law of Detachment - be equanimous to both victories and defeats
  • IWRA said:

    Under which program or international institution were Flaghship Species, KeyStone Species and Indicator Species defined ?

    I read it somewhere that WWF had defined is it correct ?

    @trying_tobawesm @Neyawn @IWRA @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh

    WWF has just given the classification. It doesn't come under any specific program, AFAIK.
    Priority Species is a program of WWF and yeah others are generic ecology terms

    But can u confirm whether Living Himalayas Initiative Network is part of WWF
    Yes.. It is a WWF initiative.
    One day, perhaps, love may die of disuse, left to rust in wind and weather.
  • IWRA said:

    Under which program or international institution were Flaghship Species, KeyStone Species and Indicator Species defined ?

    I read it somewhere that WWF had defined is it correct ?

    @trying_tobawesm @Neyawn @IWRA @Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh

    WWF has just given the classification. It doesn't come under any specific program, AFAIK.
    Priority Species is a program of WWF and yeah others are generic ecology terms

    But can u confirm whether Living Himalayas Initiative Network is part of WWF
    You are right as well as wrong.
    It is not a program.

    “priority species” is a WWF term, and is solely for the purposes of planning and simple communication.
    One day, perhaps, love may die of disuse, left to rust in wind and weather.
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