AW Surveys

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Biodiversity in Nepal:


Nepal is rich in term of biodiversity. There are high mountains, high hills and plain land of Terai regions where different species of plants and animals are found. And it is rich in physical diversity also. Physical diversity has created diversity in ecosystem and climatic situation. Each region has its typical topography, climate and vegetation. This diversity has helped in wholesome biodiversity. Nepal has separated18% of the total area for natural parks, conservation areas, wildlife reserve and hunting areas. Most of the ecosystem, besides desert and ocean, are found in Nepal. It is recorded that Nepal has a total of 118 types of ecosystem, 75 types of vegetation and 35 types of forests. There are different animals and plants found only in Nepal. And different animals and plants are found according to ecological region. So, Nepal is rich in biodiversity.
According to bird conservation Nepal (BCN), the number of some birds like sparrow and crow is increasing. Among the 832 species of birds of Nepal, 31 species have been disappearing from the world. According to the IUCN (international union for the conservation of nature and natural resources). Report, among 1, 253 species of vertebrates.78 species are in red list.

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