The Global 200: Priority Ecoregions for Global Conservation

This article, from the Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, explains the idea behind “The Global 200” – 238 ecoregions that represent the world’s most unique, irreplaceable and biologically diverse terrestrial, freshwater, and marine regions for easy analysis and comparison. By highlighting the most important biological characteristics of a certain region, the Global 200 serves as a tool for more detailed analysis.