Caspian Sea, Coastal Deserts & Kopet Dagh Mountain Woodlands (PA33) | One Earth

Caspian Sea, Coastal Deserts & Kopet Dagh Mountain Woodlands 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.

  • 41,680
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 4
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 47%
    Protection Target
  • 1
    Protection Level

The Caspian Sea, Coastal Deserts & Kopet Dagh Mountain Woodlands bioregion is located in the Central Eurasia realm (central Palearctic) and contains four ecoregions – Kopet Dag Woodlands and Forest Steppe (756), Azerbaijan Shrub Desert and Steppe (812), Caspian Lowland Desert (815), Kopet Dag Semi-Desert (829) – totaling approximately 41.5 million hectares of land area. 

The Caspian Sea, Coastal Deserts & Kopet Dagh Mountain Woodlands bioregion is part of the Caspian Sea & Central Asian Deserts subrealm and is made up of four ecoregions: (1) Caspian Lowland Desert (2) Azerbaijan Shrub Desert and Steppe (3) Kopet Dag Semi-Desert (4) Kopet Dag Woodlands and Forest Steppe. 

One Earth is dedicated to mobilizing philanthropic capital to protect the ecosystems and peoples of Central Eurasia. Visit the Project Marketplace to explore projects in this realm that need your support. Learn more about each of the Caspian Sea, Coastal Deserts & Kopet Dagh Mountain Woodlands ecoregions below.

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