SOSA - Senckenberg Ocean Species Alliance

MIRLA – a new IUCN commission group

The IUCN SSC Marine Invertebrates Red List Authority (MIRLA) has been established, headed by SOSA´s co-chair Prof. Dr. Julia Sigwart. This group assesses the Red List status of as many marine invertebrates as possible, following IUCN standards – a big step in the direction of marine protection.