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Borneo Tropical Forests & Sundaland Heath 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.

  • 74,859
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 7
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 69%
    Protection Target
  • 2
    Protection Level

The Borneo Tropical Forests & Sundaland Heath Forests bioregion is located in the Southeast Asian Forests subrealm of Indomalaya and contains six terrestrial ecoregions – Southwest Borneo Freshwater Swamp Forests [1], Borneo Peat Swamp Forests [2], Sundaland Heath Forests [3], Borneo Lowland Rainforests [4], Borneo Montane Rainforests [5], Kinabalu Montane Alpine Meadows [6], Sunda Shelf Mangroves [7] – along with the Sunda Shelf Mangroves (322) totaling approximately nearly 75 million hectares of land area.

The Borneo Tropical Forests & Sundaland Heath Forests bioregion is part of the Malaysia and Western Indonesia subrealm and is made up of seven ecoregions: Southwest Borneo Freshwater Swamp Forests [1], Borneo Peat Swamp Forests [2], Sundaland Heath Forests [3], Borneo Lowland Rainforests [4], Borneo Montane Rainforests [5], Kinabalu Montane Alpine Meadows [6], Sunda Shelf Mangroves [7].

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