The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) established the Red List in 1963 to objectively categorise the probability of extinction for every species on the planet. Assessments are carried out through expansive networks of stakeholders pooling their expert knowledge. Red Lists have become the backbone of global conservation as a unified and standardised protocol to measure biodiversity loss and inform policy decisions.

Monteviro offers a service where an assessment is done on an area, site or habitat to determine if any Red Data Species are present. Should any be found, these will be listed and basic conservation information provided.