South Caspian Coastal & Mountain Mixed Forests (PA28) | One Earth

South Caspian Coastal & Mountain Mixed Forests 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.

  • 11,864
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 2
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 20%
    Protection Target
  • 6
    Protection Level

The South Caspian Coastal & Mountain Mixed Forests bioregion is located in the Central Eurasia realm (central Palearctic) and contains two ecoregions – Caspian Hyrcanian Mixed Forests (649), Elburz Range Forest Steppe (695) – totaling nearly 12 million hectares of land area.

The South Caspian Coastal & Mountain Mixed Forests bioregion is part of the Persian Deserts & Forests subrealm and is made up of two ecoregions: (1) Caspian Hyrcanian Mixed Forests (2) Elburz Range Forest Steppe.

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 South Caspian Coastal & Mountain Mixed Forests ecoregions below.

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