Russian Arctic Desert 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.

  • 16,182
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 1
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 39%
    Protection Target
  • 10
    Protection Level

The Russian Arctic bioregion is part of the Palearctic Tundra subrealm located in the Subarctic Eurasia realm (northern Palearctic) and contains one single ecoregion—Russian Arctic Tundra (778)—totaling more than 16 million hectares of land area.  

The Russian Arctic Desert Islands bioregion is part of the Palearctic Tundra subrealm and is made up of one ecoregion: Russian Arctic Tundra.

Learn more about the Russian Arctic Desert Islands ecoregion below.

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