Northwestern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows

WWF Abstract

We know little of this ecoregion. It may harbor animals never before described by science. And it probably contains pockets of unknown plants growing in tiny microclimates. This remote ecoregion of rock and ice is a potential boom for scientific discovery.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Countries:China, Pakistan, India
Area:12,223,999 acres (4,946,877 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Great Himalayan National Park
Kanawar Sanctuary
Kugti Sanctuary
Lippa Asrang Sanctuary
Manali Sanctuary
Nuristan Reserve National Park
Rupi Bhaba Sanctuary
Sechu Tuan Nala Sanctuary
Tundah Sanctuary
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER