Central Asian Deserts & Riparian Woodlands (PA32) | One Earth

Central Asian Deserts & Riparian 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.

  • 200,064
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 4
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 54%
    Protection Target
  • 0
    Protection Level

The Central Asian Deserts & Riparian Woodlands bioregion is located in the Central Eurasia realm (central Palearctic) and contains four ecoregions – Central Asian Northern Desert (817), Central Asian Riparian Woodlands (818), Central Asian Southern Desert (819), Kazakh Semi-Desert (828) – totaling approximately 200 million hectares of land area. 

The Central Asian Deserts & Riparian Woodlands bioregion is part of the Caspian Sea & Central Asian Deserts subrealm and is made up of four ecoregions: (1) Kazakh Semi-Desert (2) Central Asian Riparian Woodlands (3) Central Asian Northern Desert (4) Central Asian Southern Desert.

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 Central Asian Deserts & Riparian Woodlands ecoregions below.

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