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.
The connection belongs to WHS on Other Lists connections.
Map of Biodiversity hotspot
- ●● Cultural
- ●● Natural
- ●● Mixed
- ●● Tentative
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Biodiversity hotspot?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source