Early global analyses estimated that, depending on different modeling scenarios, between 19 and 405 % of endemic plant and vertebrate species in the indo-burma hotspot may become extinct due to climate change over the next century (malcolm et al 2006. Deforestation, clearance, or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use the most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests about 30 percent of earth's land surface is covered by forests. 1 - indo-burma the rivers and floodplain wetlands of this hotspot are tremendously important for the local people and for the conservation of birds, freshwater turtles and fish, including some of the largest freshwater fishes in the world. The indo-burma hotspot consists of the undersea, marine life as well as the terrestrial fauna and flora of indonesia species at risk include the asian golden cat, banded linsang, and the serow why is it a hotspot 80% of the indonesian forest have been lost to industrialization over the past thirty years.
The indo-burma biodiversity hotspot is centered on the indochinese peninsula, and comprises cambodia, lao pdr, myanmar (burma), thailand and vietnam, plus parts of southern china and northeastern. In mauritius, endemic birds like pink pigeons are constantly at risk due to predation by feral cats, while rats destroy many of the seeds of certain native trees the situation is similar in seychelles, where several endemic and threatened birds, reptiles and invertebrates are confined to islands without the introduced rats, cats or tenrecs. The caribbean’s biodiversity is at serious risk of species extinctions more than 700 species are globally threatened, making the caribbean one of the top hotspots assessed by cepf for globally threatened species.
Rubber cultivation occurs within multiple biogeographic realms and ecoregions, including subtropical montane rainforests and coniferous forests in southwest china, moist and dry evergreen and deciduous forests in indo‐burma, and tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests in sundaland, wallacea and the philippines (olson et al. Indo-burma is one of the worlds top ten at-risk forest biodiversity hotspots (according to a new ranking by conservation) due to many human activities such as using fire to clear land, resource exploitation, and forest threats (logging, firewood collection, charcoal production, etc. Biodiversity hotspots- indo-burma encompassing more than 2 million km² of tropical asia, indo-burma is still revealing its biological treasures six large mammal species have been discovered in the last 12 years: the large-antlered muntjac, the annamite muntjac, the grey-shanked douc, the annamite striped rabbit, the leaf deer, and the saola. Map of study sites in xishuangbanna, lincang, and honge prefectures of southern yunnan province, southwestern china study sites are located in evergreen broadleaf montane forest between 1,600 and 2,000 meters in an area part of the indo-burma biodiversity hotspot.
Forestry “indo-burma forests” forests, some of the most essential ecosystems in the world, house about forty to seventy-five percent all plants and animals globally unfortunately, the amount of biodiversity in forests is severely at risk due to the increasing deforestation over the past four decades. India’s kaziranga national park, home to the world’s largest population of the greater one-horned rhinoceros, is under great risk of losing its connectivity with the larger karbi anglong. Indo-burma, covering c 121,72119 km2 (513% area of global biodiversity hotspot), is located between 10 ˚ 309340-26 ˚ 559500 n latitude 89 519160-95 ˚ 229480 e longitude, along an.
The vegetation and floristic composition along the brahmaputra river and the brahmaputra valley, assam, india the report ‘the vegetation and floristic composition along the brahmaputra river and the brahmaputra valley, assam, india’ has been submitted under the contract the region is part of himalaya and indo-burma biodiversity. Due to its high level of animal and plant endemism and limited remaining natural habitat, the indo-burma hotspot ranks among the top ten biodiversity hotspots for irreplaceability and the top five for threat vulnerability (mittermeier et al, 2004. Out of 35 biodiversity hotspots, 4 hotspots have been identified in indian subcontinent, namely, the himalayan hotspot, the indo-burma hotspot, the western ghats-sri lanka hotspot and the sundaland hotspot.
The northeast india region is rich in biodiversity due to high rainfall and plenty of sunlight coupled with unique bio- geographical positioning it is known as the ‘cradle of flowering plants’ because of remarkably rich and diverse flora. Biodiversity hotspots in india four hotspots in india • the western ghats • the eastern himalayas • indo-burma • sundaland the western ghats they receive high rainfall is also a country rich in species diversity which lies to the south of india. The convention on biological diversity (cbd) is the international framework for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and the equitable sharing of its benefits with 190 parties, the cbd has near.
Indo-burma: includes entire north-eastern india, except assam and andaman group of islands (and myanmar, thailand, vietnam, laos, cambodia and southern china) temperate broadleaf forests in the mid hills, mixed conifer and conifer forests in the higher hills, indo-burma is one of the most threatened biodiversity hotspots, due to the. 10441 structure, production and function of forests up to 50% of the asia’s total biodiversity is at risk due to climate change boreal forests in north asia would move further north.
Mammals conservation in myanmar banteng bos javanicus and eld’s deer rucervus eldii are tied almost exclusively in the country to the deciduous forests of central myanmar (mcshea et al 2001) both species have been heavily hunted and have seriously fragmented populations two other species that are at risk across the indo-burma. Human population in these hotspots pose risk to the biodiversity of these eco-regions by over-logging, burning, grazing, the forests of indo-burma are fragmented due to conventional agricultural practices such as shifting cultivation/slash and burn. Biodiversity and ecosystem services, climate change, disaster risk reduction and desertification, energy, environment and green economy, peace and security, promoting the sustainable management of the world’s forests, sustainable agriculture and rural development, urban development, european development policy.