Western Himalayan broadleaf forests

WWF Abstract

Pilgrims have been traveling to the Himalayas for centuries because of its remarkable scenery and solitude. In recent decades, European and American travelers have also come here on treks that lead them into and around the majestic forests and mountains. While tourism can help bring positive attention, their presence is also causing problems (see Cause for Concern).
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Ecozone:Indo-Malayan
Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:India, Pakistan, Nepal
Area:13,823,999 acres (5,594,374 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Annapurna Conservation Area
Daranghati Sanctuary
Gamgul Siahbehi Sanctuary
Great Himalayan National Park
Kais Sanctuary
Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary
Kanawar Sanctuary
Khokhan Sanctuary
Kugti Sanctuary
Nargu Sanctuary
Pong Lake Sanctuary
Rupi Bhaba Sanctuary
Shimla Water Catchment Sanctuary
Talra Sanctuary
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER