Pontic Steppe Grasslands 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.

  • 99,629
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 1
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 11%
    Protection Target
  • 4
    Protection Level

The Pontic Steppe Grasslands bioregion is located in the Western Eurasia realm (western Palearctic) and contains one single ecoregion – Pontic Steppe (735) – totaling approximately 99.5 million hectares of land area.

The Pontic Steppe Grasslands bioregion is part of the Black Sea Forests & Steppe subrealm and is made up of one ecoregion: (1) Pontic Steppe.

One Earth is dedicated to mobilizing philanthropic capital to protect the ecosystems and peoples of Western Eurasia. Visit the Project Marketplace to explore projects in this realm that need your support. Learn more about the Pontic Steppe Grasslands ecoregion below.

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