Community and Ecosystem Conservation

Visit Ecoregions 2017 to examine a visual depiction of the over 800 ecoregions of our planet. Click on the “Protected” tab to find out about the protection status of the world’s terrestrial areas. Identify five imperiled ecoregions in Africa.

Read and Discuss

Click on the “About” button and then download the report An Ecoregion-Based Approach to Protecting Half the Terrestrial Realm.With a partner, discuss the significance of the 50 percent goal for biosphere protection.

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