Around the world, 36 areas qualify as biodiversity hotspots. Their intact habitats represent just 2.5% of Earth’s land surface, but they support more than half of the world’s plant species and nearly 43% of bird, mammal, reptile and amphibian species as endemics.
Of these 36 hotspots, four are located in India. Given below are the same:
- The Himalayas
- Indo-Burma Region
- The Western Ghats