Japan Forest Islands (PA47) | One Earth

Japan Forest 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.

  • 38,032
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 7
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 58%
    Protection Target
  • 5
    Protection Level

The Japan Forest Islands bioregion is located in the Eastern Eurasia realm (eastern Palearctic) and contains seven ecoregions – Hokkaido Deciduous Forests (666), Nihonkai Evergreen Forests (670), Nihonkai Montane Deciduous Forests (671), Taiheiyo Evergreen Forests (682), Taiheiyo Montane Deciduous Forests (683), Hokkaido Montane Conifer Forests (698), Honshu Alpine Conifer Forests (699)  – totaling approximately 38 million hectares of land area.

The Japan Forest Islands bioregion is part of the Japanese Islands subrealm and is made up of seven ecoregions: (1) Taiheiyo Evergreen Forests (2) Nihonkai Montane Deciduous Forests (3) Nihonkai Evergreen Forests (4) Taiheiyo Montane Deciduous Forests (5) Honshu Alpine Conifer Forests (6) Hokkaido Deciduous Forests (7) Hokkaido Montane Conifer Forests.

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