Great Britain, Ireland & Faroe Islands (PA9) | One Earth

Great Britain, Ireland & Faroe Islands 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.

  • 31,741
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 5
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 29%
    Protection Target
  • 9
    Protection Level

The Great Britain, Ireland & Faroe Islands bioregion is located in the Western Eurasia realm (western Palearctic) and contains five ecoregions – Celtic Broadleaf Forests (651), English Lowlands Beech Forests (663), North Atlantic Moist Mixed Forests (672), Caledon Conifer Forests (691), Faroe Islands Boreal Grasslands (729) – totaling nearly 32 million hectares of land area. 

The Great Britain, Ireland & Faroe Islands bioregion is part of the Britain subrealm and is made up of five ecoregions: (1) Faroe Islands Boreal Grasslands (2) North Atlantic Moist Mixed Forests (3) Caledon Conifer Forests (4) Celtic Broadleaf Forests (5) English Lowlands Beech Forests.

One Earth is dedicated to mobilizing philanthropic capital to protect the ecosystems and peoples of Western Eurasia. Visit the Project Marketplace to explore projects in this realm that need your support. Learn more about each of the Great Britain, Ireland & Faroe Islands ecoregions below.

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