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  • n. Plural form of eco-region.

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Examples

  • Fig 5.3 Degree of protection of terrestrial eco-regions and large marine ecosystems.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 5

  • Nine other eco-regions have lost more than 80 percent of their habitat, including the species-rich lowland Fynbos and Renosterveld and the forests and grasslands of the Ethiopian Highlands.

    Biodiversity in Africa

  • Some of the least wellprotected eco-regions are also those with high biodiversity values, including Mt Cameroon and the Bioko area, the Eastern Arc forests, the Succulent Karoo, the Ethiopian montane forests, the lowland Fynbos and Renosterveld, the western Guinean lowland forests, the east African montane forests, the Albertine Rift montane forests, and the Northern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic.

    Biodiversity in Africa

  • Some of the least well-protected eco-regions are also those with high biodiversity values, including Mt Cameroon and the Bioko area, the Eastern Arc forests, the Succulent Karoo, the Ethiopian montane forests, the lowland Fynbos and Renosterveld, the western Guinean lowland forests, the east African montane forests, the Albertine Rift montane forests, and the Northern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic.

    Biodiversity in Africa

  • The eco-regions of Madagascar and other offshore islands all have much lower bird species richness than the continental mainland.

    Biodiversity in Africa

  • The eco-regions under the best protection tend to be the savannah habitats, particularly those of Eastern and Southern Africa.

    Biodiversity in Africa

  • The large size of these eco-regions, their high level of habitat heterogeneity, and their presence on a migratory flyway explain this pattern.

    Biodiversity in Africa

  • Wild World maps Interactive maps chart Earth's diverse eco-regions as characterized by distinct climate, ecological features, and plant and animal communities.

    The 2007 Green Issue: Online Resources

  • The areas at risk represent eight of the 15 natural 'eco-regions,' coded according to their degree of aridity.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • The study divided the world's land into "15 natural areas or" eco-regions "according to their degree of aridity."

    TreeHugger

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