Geography

Eastern Afromontane-Endangered Forest

Eastern Afromontane-Endangered Forest – This area goes runs Saudi Arabia in the North to Zimbabwe in the south. The Albertine Rift has more endemic animals than anywhere else in Africa. Geologically it was created through volcanic mountains, because of which it has incredible lakes that among them have a remarkable 617 species found nowhere else. Sadly… Read more Eastern Afromontane-Endangered Forest

Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands-Endangered Forest

Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands-Endangered Forest This incredible picture shows the devastation that wholesale logging wreaks on forests. Madagascar and these islands have unique species; they were cut off from the mainland long enough to be in evolutionary isolation and many species are completely unique to this area alone, often without cousins or other… Read more Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands-Endangered Forest

Coastal Forests of East Africa-Endangered Forest

Coastal Forests of East Africa-Endangered Forest The small forests that make up this area have a lot of biodiversity. One of the advantages to help preserve the remaining 10% is that there are three flagship species, the Tana River Red Colobus, the Tana River Mangabey and the Zanzibar Red Colobus, which has only about 1,000-1,500… Read more Coastal Forests of East Africa-Endangered Forest

California Floristic Province Forests-Endangered Forest

California Floristic Province Forests-Endangered Forest It will be a surprise to many that an area in the States is on the top 10 threatened list because we think that a developed world is more likely to take care of its natural treasures, but unfortunately that does not always happen. Home to the sequoia and the… Read more California Floristic Province Forests-Endangered Forest

Mountains Of Southwest China-Endangered Forest

Mountains Of Southwest China-Endangered Forest World famous for being the home of the Giant Panda, the lesser known red panda is also found here. This region is shrinking in part due to agriculture, road building and other threats found in forested areas but its biggest threat is posed by dams. It has already been irrevocably… Read more Mountains Of Southwest China-Endangered Forest

Atlantic Forest-Endangered Forest

Atlantic Forest-Endangered Forest This forest area runs all the way down Brazil’s Atlantic coast to areas of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. With 20,000 plant species of which 40% are unique to the area and over two dozen critically endangered animals including lion tamarins, sugar and coffee plantations have been destroying the forest for decades. Over… Read more Atlantic Forest-Endangered Forest

Sundaland-Endangered Forest

Sundaland-Endangered Forest The Sundaland hotspot is huge, covering half of the Indo-Malayan archipelago with 17,000 islands including two of the biggest, Borneo and Sumatra. Orangutans are only known here and two species of Southeast Asian Rhinos. These along with tigers, turtles and monkeys are being taken for food and medicine in the international animal trade.… Read more Sundaland-Endangered Forest