Persian Deserts & Mountain Woodlands (PA29) | One Earth

Persian Deserts & Mountain Woodlands 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.

  • 133,896
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 4
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 25%
    Protection Target
  • 3
    Protection Level

The Persian Deserts & Mountain Woodlands bioregion is located in the Central Eurasia realm (central Palearctic) and contains four ecoregions – Kuh Rud and Eastern Iran Montane Woodlands (757), Central Persian Desert Basins (820), Registan-North Pakistan Sandy Desert (838), South Iran Nubo-Sindian Desert and Semi-Desert (841) – totaling approximately 134 million hectares of land area.

The Persian Deserts & Mountain Woodlands bioregion is part of the Persian Deserts & Forests subrealm and is made up of four ecoregions: (1) Central Persian Desert Basins (2) Kuh Rud and Eastern Iran Montane Woodlands (3) Registan-North Pakistan Sandy Desert (4) South Iran Nubo-Sindian Desert and Semi-Desert.

One Earth is dedicated to mobilizing philanthropic capital to protect the ecosystems and peoples of Central Eurasia. Visit the Project Marketplace to explore projects in this realm that need your support. Learn more about each of the Persian Deserts & Mountain Woodlands ecoregions below.

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