Far Northern Pacific Coast 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.

  • 17,045
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 2
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 74%
    Protection Target
  • 6
    Protection Level

The Far Northern Pacific bioregion, located in the Subarctic America (Nearctic) realm, is defined by the coastal forests of the Gulf of Alaska and adjoining tundra south of the Alaska Range, all the way to the Dixon Entrance off the coast of central British Columbia. It consists of two ecoregions – Northern Pacific Alaskan Coastal Forests (360), Pacific Coastal Mountain Icefields and Tundra (420) – and adjacent marine areas. The total land area of this bioregion is approximately 17 million hectares, not including icefield areas. 

The Far Northern Pacific Coast bioregion is part of the Alaska subrealm and is made up of two ecoregions: (1) Pacific Coastal Mountain Icefields and Tundra (2) Northern Pacific Alaskan Coastal Forests.

One Earth is dedicated to mobilizing philanthropic capital to protect the ecosystems and peoples of Subarctic America. Visit the Project Marketplace to explore projects in this realm that need your support. Learn more about each of the Far Northern Pacific Coast ecoregions below.

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