Biodiversity hotspot

Natural WHS located within a biodiversity hotspot.

"To qualify as a biodiversity hotspot on Myers 2000 edition of the hotspot-map, a region must meet two strict criteria: it must contain at least 0.5% or 1,500 species of vascular plants as endemics, and it has to have lost at least 70% of its primary vegetation". See Biodiversity hotspot.

World Heritage Sites connected to Biodiversity hotspot

Map of Biodiversity hotspot


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Biodiversity hotspot

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. be explained, with reference to a source