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HOT SPOTS OF BIODIVERSITY
 

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    • HOT SPOTS OF BIODIVERSITY ..
    • BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOT – IT IS A BIOGEOGRAPHIC REGION WITH ASIGNIFICANT RESERVOIR OF BIODIVERSITY . THAT IS UNDER THREAT FROM HUMANS. CONCEPT WAS FIRST INTRODUSED BY NORMAN MYER 25 HOTSPOTS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED ALL OVER THE WORLD
    • 3 CRITERIA FOR A HOT SPOT 1. THE NO OF SPECIES PRESENT 2. THE NO OF THOSE SPECIES THAT . EXIST EXCLUSIVELY IN THE GIVEN ECOSYSTEM3. AND THE DEGREE OF THREAT THEY FACE
    •  OF ALL THE HOT SPOTS IN THE WORLD , MOST OF THEM ARE LOCATED IN TROPICAL AREAS 2 OUT OF 25 HOT SPOTS ARE LOCATED IN INDIA [WESTERN GHATS AND HILLY REGIONS OF NORTH EAST HIMALAYA UP . MYANMAR EAST] TO THESE HOT SPOTS ARE RICH IN ENDEMIC SPECIES OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS SUCH ASREPTILES, AMPHIBIANS, INSECTS AND MAMMALS. ONLY A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF THE TOTAL LAND AREA WITHIN BIODIVERSITY HOT SPOTS IS NOW PROTECTED
    • THE INTERNTIONAL ORGANISATIONS TO CONSERVE BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOTS1. CRITICAL ECOSYSTEM PARTNERSHIP FUND [ CEPF] 2. CONCERVATION INTERNATIONAL [CI] . 3. GLOBAL 200 ECOREGIONS ( WWF) 4. BIRD LIFE INTERNATIONAL [ENDEMIC BIRD AREAS( EBAs)] 5. PLANT LIFE INTERNATIONAL 6. ALLIANCE FOR ZERO EXTINCTION
    • .
    • BIODIVERSITY HOTSPOTS NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA • CALIFORNIA FLORISTIC PROVINCE • CARIBEAN ISLANDS •MADREAN PINE OAK WOODLANDS . • MESOAMERICA SOUTH AMERICA • ATLANTIC FOREST •CERRADO•CHILEAN WINTER RAINFALL VALDIAN FORESTS • TUMBES CHOCO MAGDALENA • TROPICAL ANDES
    • EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA • CAUCASUS •IRANO-ANTOLIAN • MEDITERRANEAN BASIN • MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL ASIA AFRICA • CAPE FLORISTIC REGION . •COASTAL FORESTS OF EASTERN AFRICA •EASTERN AFROMONTANE •GUINEAN FORESTS OF WEST AFRICA •HORN OF AFRICA•MADAGASCAR AND THE INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS • MAPUTALAND PONDOLAND ALBANY • SUCCULENT KAROO
    • ASIA-PACIFIC • EAST MELANESIAN ISLANDS •EASTERN HIMALAYA • INDO-BURMA •JAPAN . • MOUNTAINS OF SOUTH WEST CHINA • NEW CALEDONIA •NEW ZEALAND •PHILIPPINES • POLYNESIA- MICRONESIA • SOUTHWEST AUSTRALIA • SUNDALAND• WALLACEA , WESTRN GHATS AND SRI LANKA
    • Western Ghats and SRILANKA
    • map
    • INVERTEBRATES ANEURETUS SIMONI
    • . CYPHOMIRMEX PARANEURETUS .
    • FRESH WATER FISHES .
    • AMPHIBIANS PURPLE FROGNASIKABATRACHUS SAHADRENSIS
    • REPTILESAGAMIDAE
    • GEKKONIDAE .
    • UROPELTIDAE .
    • AVESGREEN BILLED COUCAL WHISTLING THRUSH
    • LAUGHING THRUSH SPOT B PELICAN LESSER ADJUTANT
    • KASHMIR FLY CATCHER FROG MOTH
    • MAMMALSLATIDENS SALIMALII
    • LONG CLAWED SHREW
    • OHIYA RAT• /
    • LION TAILED MACAQUE NILGIRI TAHR
    • MALABAR CIVET ASIAN ELEPHANT
    • HIMALAYA ,
    • FRESH WATER FISHES
    • MAHASEER
    • AMPHIBIANS
    • REPTILES .
    • AVES HIMALAYAN QUILLWESTERN TRAGOPAN
    • CHEST NUT BREASTED PARTRIDGE ORANGE BULLFINCH RUST TROATED WRENBABBLER
    • WHITE WINGED DUCK BENGAL FLORICAN
    • WHITE BELLIED HERON
    • MAMMALS
    • GOLDEN LANGUR HIMALAYAN TAHR PYGMY HOG
    • NAMADAPHA FLYING SQUIRREL SLOTH BEAR
    • ASIATIC WILD DOG
    • MUNTJAC AND SAMBAR
    • FRESH WATER GANGETIC DOLPHIN
    • WATER BUFFALO
    • SWAMP DEER
    • SNOW LEOPARD
    • THANKS