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Greater Eurasian Tundra 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.

  • 197,393
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 6
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 89%
    Protection Target
  • 2
    Protection Level

The Greater Eurasian Tundra bioregion is located in the Subarctic Eurasia realm (northern Palearctic) and contains six ecoregions – Kola Peninsula Tundra (774), Northeast Siberian Coastal Tundra (775), Northwest Russian-Novaya Zemlya Tundra (776), Novosibirsk Islands Arctic Desert (777), Taimyr-Central Siberian Tundra (781), Yamal-Gydan Tundra (784) – totaling more than 197 million hectares of land area.

The Greater Eurasian Tundra bioregion is part of the Palearctic Tundra subrealm and is made up of six ecoregions: (1) Kola Peninsula Tundra (2) Northwest Russian-Novaya Zemlya Tundra (3) Yamal-Gydan Tundra (4) Taimyr-Central Siberian Tundra (5) Novosibirsk Islands Arctic Desert (6) Northeast Siberian Coastal Tundra.

One Earth is dedicated to mobilizing philanthropic capital to protect the ecosystems and peoples of Subarctic Eurasia. Visit the Project Marketplace to explore projects in this realm that need your support. Learn more about each of the Greater Eurasian Tundra ecoregions below.

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