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The International League of Conservation Photographers is a U.S. based non-profit organization whose mission is to support environmental and cultural conservation through ethical photography and filmmaking . Founded in 2005, our programs are built...
Monarch butterfly that has just emerged from its chrysalis. Danaus plexippus
A Monarch's Journey
international league of conservation photographers
Oct 24, 2022
On July 21st, 2022, the IUCN officially added the Monarch Butterfly to the Red List of Threatened Species as Endangered. iLCP Photographers have documented every stage of the Monarch's journey. Explore our new Esri Story Map to learn more!
After years of population decline and habitat loss, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) officially added the monarch species to its Red List as endangered in July 2022. To fully understand the impact of the Monarch Butterfly on ecosystems and how to move forward with their conservation, individuals and communities must learn about what makes these insects so incredibly unique and critical to local and global environments. Throughout the years, iLCP photographers and filmmakers have visually documented every stage of the monarch's life cycle. Explore this story map to learn more about monarchs, their journey, and the impacts humans have made and can make on their future.