Aegean Sea & East Mediterranean Mixed Forests (PA18) | One Earth

Aegean Sea & East Mediterranean Mixed Forests bioregion

The bioregion’s land area is provided in units of 1,000 hectares. The protection goal is the combined Global Safety Net (GSN1) areas for the component ecoregions. The protection level indicates the percentage of the GSN goal that is currently protected on a scale of 0-10. N/A means data is not available at this time.

  • 49,688
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 7
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 30%
    Protection Target
  • 3
    Protection Level

The Aegean Sea & East Mediterranean Mixed Forests bioregion is located in the Western Eurasia realm (western Palearctic) and contains seven ecoregions – Aegean and Western Turkey Sclerophyllous and Mixed Forests (785), Anatolian Conifer and Deciduous Mixed Forests (786), Crete Mediterranean Forests (789), Cyprus Mediterranean Forests (790), Eastern Mediterranean Conifer-Broadleaf Forests (791), Pindus Mountains Mixed Forests (801), Southern Anatolian Montane Conifer and Deciduous Forests (804) – totaling approximately 49.5 million hectares of land area.

The Aegean Sea & East Mediterranean Mixed Forests bioregion is part of the Mediterranean subrealm and is made up of seven ecoregions: (1) Pindus Mountains Mixed Forests (2) Aegean and Western Turkey Sclerophyllous and Mixed Forests (3) Crete Mediterranean Forests (4) Anatolian Conifer and Deciduous Mixed Forests (5) Southern Anatolian Montane Conifer and Deciduous Forests (6) Cyprus Mediterranean Forests (7) Eastern Mediterranean Conifer-Broadleaf Forests.

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