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An biodiversity hotspot is a biologically rich region that is deeply threatened by human activity: It has lost at least 70 percent of its original natural vegetation. Here are the world's 10 most......

An biodiversity hotspot is a biologically rich region that is deeply threatened by human activity: It has lost at least 70 percent of its original natural vegetation. Here are the world's 10 most threatened biological regions.

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  • 1. Photo by: Harald Hoyer / CC-BY-SA Top 10 biodiversity hotspots
  • 2. Photo by: Jon Purdy / CC-BY-NC-SA A biodiversity hotspot is a biologically rich region that is deeply threatened by human activity: It has lost at least 70 percent of its original natural vegetation. Here are the world's 10 most threatened biological regions.
  • 3. Horn of Africa Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 5% Pictured: Bandera village, Somalia Check out projects, jobs and professionals in Somalia Photo by: Expert Infantry / CC-BY
  • 4. Indo-Burma Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 5% Pictured: rice paddies in the mountains south and west of Chiang Mai, Thailand Check out projects, jobs and professionals in Thailand Photo by: Mark Fischer / CC-BY-SA
  • 5. Philippines Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 7% Pictured: mangroves in the Philippines Check out projects, jobs and professionals in the Philippines Photo by: Klaus Stiefeli / CC-BY-NC
  • 6. Sundaland Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 7% Pictured: orangutan with baby at the Semenggoh Wildlife Center in Borneo, Malaysia Check out projects, jobs and professionals in Malaysia Photo by: Stephan Rebernik / CC-BY-NC-SA
  • 7. Atlantic Forest Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 8% Pictured: beach in Santa Catarina, Brazil Check out projects, jobs and professionals in Brazil Photo by: Francisco Anzola / CC-BY
  • 8. Mountains of Southwest China Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 8% Pictured: Gaoligong Mountains, China Check out projects, jobs and professionals in China Photo by: rperlin83 / CC-BY-NC-SA
  • 9. Caribbean islands Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 10% Pictured: Dunn River Falls, Jamaica Check out projects, jobs and professionals in Jamaica Photo by: Jon Purdy / CC-BY-NC-SA
  • 10. Coastal forests of Eastern Africa Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 10% Pictured: Benguerra Island, Mozambique Check out projects, jobs and professionals in Mozambique Photo by: dmitri_66 / CC-BY-NC
  • 11. Madagascar and the Indian Ocean islands Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 10% Pictured: A ring-tailed lemur in Madagascar Check out projects, jobs and professionals in Madagascar Photo by: Frank Vassen / CC-BY
  • 12. Eastern Afromontane Remaining vegetation from original habitat: 11% Pictured: Ethiopian Highlands, Ethiopia Check out projects, jobs and professionals in Ethiopia Photo by: Sightings of the Subtle / CC-BY
  • 13. Photo by: Harald Hoyer / CC-BY-SA Want to stay abreast of the latest jobs and business opportunities in sustainable development? Join Devex — it’s free!