Tonle Sap-Mekong peat swamp forests

WWF Abstract

Water rules these forests. From the mighty Mekong River in Cambodia and Vietnam to the large Tonle Sap Lake to a stunted swamp forest, water is the main element upon which this ecoregion depends. Yet most of the forest has been exploited or altered, making life difficult for its remaining inhabitants.
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Ecozone:Indo-Malayan
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Cambodia, Viet Nam
Area:7,295,999 acres (2,952,586 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER