Tibetan-Pamir Alpine Steppes, Shrublands & Mountain Forests (PA41) | One Earth

Tibetan-Pamir Alpine Steppes, Shrublands & Mountain 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.

  • 63,741
    Total Land Area (1000 ha)
  • 8
    Number of Ecoregions
  • 40%
    Protection Target
  • 5
    Protection Level

The Tibetan-Pamir Alpine Steppes, Shrublands & Mountain Forests bioregion is located in the Eastern Eurasia realm (eastern Palearctic) and contains eight ecoregions – Northeastern Himalayan Subalpine Conifer Forests (702), Qilian Mountains Conifer Forests (705), Eastern Himalayan Alpine Shrub and Meadows (751), Hindu Kush Alpine Meadow (753), Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau Alpine Steppe (754), Northwestern Himalayan Alpine Shrub and Meadows (760), Pamir Alpine Desert and Tundra (762), Qilian Mountains Subalpine Meadows (763), Southeast Tibet Shrublands and Meadows (765), Western Himalayan Alpine Shrub and Meadows (769), Yarlung Zangbo Arid Steppe (770) — totaling over 63 million hectares of land area. 

The Tibetan-Pamir Alpine Steppes, Shrublands & Mountain Forests bioregion is part of the Himalayas & Tibetan Plateau subrealm and is made up of eight ecoregions: (1) Hindu Kush Alpine Meadow (2) Pamir Alpine Desert and Tundra (3) Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau Alpine Steppe (4) Northwestern Himalayan Alpine Shrub and Meadows (5) Western Himalayan Alpine Shrub and Meadows (6) Eastern Himalayan Alpine Shrub and Meadows (7) Yarlung Zangbo Arid Steppe (8) Northeastern Himalayan Subalpine Conifer Forests.

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