Greater Gobi Desert 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.

  • 109,707
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 3
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 69%
    Protection Target
  • 2
    Protection Level

The Greater Gobi Desert bioregion is located in the Eastern Eurasia realm (eastern Palearctic) and contains three ecoregions – Alashan Plateau Semi-Desert (808), Eastern Gobi Desert Steppe (824), Gobi Lakes Valley Desert Steppe (825) – totaling nearly 110 million hectares of land area.

The Greater Gobi Desert bioregion is part of the East Asian Deserts subrealm and is made up of three ecoregions: (1) Alashan Plateau Semi-Desert (2) Gobi Lakes Valley Desert Steppe (3) Eastern Gobi Desert Steppe.

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

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