Iceland 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.

  • 9,168
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 1
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 72%
    Protection Target
  • 2
    Protection Level

The Iceland bioregion is located in the Subarctic Eurasia realm (northern Palearctic) and contains one single ecoregion – Boreal Birch Forests and Alpine Tundra (711) – totaling approximately 9 million hectares of land area. 

The Iceland bioregion is part of the Scandinavia & West Boreal Forests subrealm and is made up of one ecoregion: (1) Boreal Birch Forests and Alpine 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 the ecoregion below.

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