Samoa & West Polynesian Tropical Islands (OC5) | One Earth

Samoa & West Polynesian Tropical 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.

  • 319
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 2
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 53%
    Protection Target
  • 2
    Protection Level

The Samoa & West Polynesian Tropical Islands bioregion is located in the Oceania realm and contains two ecoregions – Samoan Tropical Moist Forests [1],  Western Polynesian Tropical Moist Forests [2]  – totaling approximately 319 thousand hectares of land area.

The Samoa & West Polynesian Tropical Islands bioregion is located in the Oceania realm and contains two ecoregions: Samoan Tropical Moist Forests [1] and Western Polynesian Tropical Moist Forests [2].

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