Myanmar Coastal Rainforests & Andaman Sea Islands (IM9) | One Earth

Myanmar Coastal Rainforests & Andaman Sea 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.

  • 21,100
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 7
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 46%
    Protection Target
  • 3
    Protection Level

The Myanmar Coastal Rainforests & Andaman Sea Islands bioregion is located in the west of the Southeast Asian Forests subrealm in Indomalaya, containing seven terrestrial ecoregions – Tenasserim-South Thailand Semi-Evergreen Rainforests [1], Myanmar Coastal Rainforests [2], Irrawaddy Freshwater Swamp Forests [3], Andaman Islands Rainforests [4], Nicobar Islands Rainforests [5] – along with Myanmar Coast Mangroves [6] and Indochina Mangroves [7], totaling approximately 21 million hectares of land area.

The Myanmar Coastal Rainforests & Andaman Sea Islands bioregion is part of the Southeast Asian Forests subrealm and is made up of seven ecoregions: Tenasserim-South Thailand Semi-Evergreen Rainforests [1], Myanmar Coastal Rainforests [2], Irrawaddy Freshwater Swamp Forests [3], Andaman Islands Rainforests [4], Nicobar Islands Rainforests [5], Myanmar Coast Mangroves [6], Indochina Mangroves [7].

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