Armenia is situated at the intersection of Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. It is recognised internationally as a hotspot for biodiversity.
Intensive cotton farming is leading to land degradation in the West African nation of Benin.
Bolivia’s vast forests are in relatively good condition. Sixty percent of the land that makes up the five ecosystems that converge in the east of the country is protected.
There is amazing biodiversity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This Central African country has extensive woodland.
Mole National Park in northern Ghana, with its swathes of savannah, is home to elephants, buffalos and antelopes, while rare butterflies, birds and the near-extinct white-na
Indonesia is the world’s third most forested country after the Democratic Republic of Congo and Brazil.
Some 27 percent of the Gran Chaco is found in Paraguay.
The 7,107 islands that make up the Philippines are the habitat for endangered species not found anywhere else on the planet, such as Philippine eagles.
In Tanzania, biodiversity is under increasing pressure. Over the past years, the migration of people and cattle to the Southwest of the country has strongly increased.
Two important nature reserves are located in West Uganda: Murchison and Queens National Park. There is an extremely high level of biodiversity in the Albertine Rift.