Monika Böhm, Ph.D.




Country/Region: Global

Organisation: Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London

Position: Post-doctoral researcher

Languages: English, German

Monni manages the National Red List and Sampled Red List Index projects in the Indicators and Assessments Unit at the Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London. This includes coordinating global assessments across a large number of species groups, particularly invertebrates, analysis into drivers of extinction risk, indicator development, advising on National Red List development and maintaining the National Red List website and database. Monni is an IUCN Red List trainer and has attended a number of workshops on National Red List development.


Relevant publications:

Deinet, S., Ieronymidou, C., McRae, L., Burfield, I.J., Foppen, R.P., Collen, B. and Böhm, M. (2013) Wildlife comeback in Europe: The recovery of selected mammal and bird species. Final report to Rewilding Europe by ZSL, BirdLife International and the European Bird Census Council. London, UK: ZSL

Collen, B., Whitton, F., Dyer, E.E., Baillie, J.E.M., Cumberlidge, N., Darwall, W.R.T., Pollock, C., Richman, N.I., Soulsby, A.-M. & Böhm, M. (2013) Global patterns of freshwater species diversity, threat and endemism. Global Ecology and BiogeographyDOI: 10.1111/geb.12096

Böhm, M., Collen, B., Baillie, J.E.M., Bowles, P., Chanson, J., Cox, N., Hammerson, G., Hoffmann, M., Livingstone, S.R., Ram, M., Rhodin, A.G.J., Stuart, S.N., van Dijk, P.P., Young, B. et al. (2013) The conservation status of the world’s reptiles. Biological Conservation157: 372–385.

Collen, B., Böhm, M., Kemp, R. & Baillie, J.E.M. (Eds.) (2012) Spineless: status and trends of the world’s vertebrates. Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom.

McRae, L., Böhm, M., Deinet, S., Gill, M. & Collen, B. (2012) The Arctic Species Trend Index: using vertebrate population trends to monitor the health of a rapidly changing ecosystem. Biodiversity13: 144-156.

Collen, B. & Böhm, M. (2012) The growing availability of invertebrate extinction risk assessments – A response to Cardoso et al. (October 2011): Adapting the IUCN Red List criteria for invertebrates. Biological Conservation149: 145–146.

Hoffmann, M., Hilton-Taylor, C., Angulo, A., Böhm, M., Brooks, T.M., Butchart, S.H.M., Carpenter, K.E., Chanson, J., Collen, B., Cox, N.A., Darwall, W.R.T., Dulvy, N.K., Harrison, L.R., Katariya, V., Pollock, C.M., Quader, S., Richman, N.I., Rodrigues, A.S.L., Tognelli, M.F., Vié, J.-C., Aguiar, J.M., Allen, D.J., Allen, G.R., Amori, G., Ananjeva, N.B., Andreone, F., Andrew, P., Ortiz, A.L.A., Baillie, J.E.M. et al. (2010) The impact of conservation on the status of the world’s vertebrates.Science 330: 1503-1509.


Related links:

Indicators and Assessments Unit, IOZ


Contact information:

Institute of Zoology
Zoological Society of London
Regents Park, London NW1 4RY

Tel: +44 (0)20 7449 6676
Fax: +44 (0)20 7586 2870
Email: [email protected]