Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT)




IBAT ( offers a ‘one-stop shop’ data search service for those seeking authoritative global biodiversity information. Described by our users as “a must for any project on biodiversity conservation”, IBAT provides fast, easy, and integrated access to three of the world’s most authoritative global biodiversity datasets: the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the World Database of Key Biodiversity Areas and the World Database on Protected Areas. IBAT Alliance Partners share a common vision that “decisions affecting critical biodiversity should be informed by the best and most up-to-date scientific information and the decision makers who use that information should help to support its generation and maintenance”.


IBAT ( is a subscription-based service providing open and free access to biodiversity maps as well as added-value paid-for services such as reports, packaged data downloads, and web services.


IBAT ( was developed and is maintained by the IBAT Alliance: BirdLife International, Conservation International, IUCN and UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre.