The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) categorises species into the following labels:
DD: Data deficient
LC: Least Concern
Cr: Critically endangered
EW: Extinct in the Wild
NE: Not evaluated
The cartoon appears in my column with Roundglass Sustain. The entire archive of Green Huour comics published on Roundglass is on https://roundglasssustain.com/green-humour
In case you’re wondering where you’ve seen that moose before, it’s this comic on COP 27 and Biodiversity COP15!