Briefing Papers Number 2, May 2008 - Page 8

Biodiversity Hotspots Each dots represents a biodiversity hotspot, areas of rich biodiversity but under extreme environmental pressure. For more information about biodiversity hotspots visit www.biodiversityhotspots.org 2 5 20 18 22 15 4 10 6 30 8 33 17 31 29 1 7 Atlantic Forest California Floristic Province Cape Floristic Region Caribbean Islands Caucasus Cerrado Chilean Winter Rainfall-Valdivian Forests Coastal Forests Of Eastern Africa East Melanesian Islands Eastern Afromontane Guinean Forests Of West Africa Himalaya 26 13 11 32 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 1 1 2 1 14 34 21 16 23 12 3 3 1 4 1 5 1 6 1 7 1 8 1 9 1 0 2 1 2 2 2 3 2 9 24 27 28 19 Horn Of Africa Indo-Burma Irano-Anatolian Japan Madagascar And Indian Ocean Islands Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany Mediterranean Basin Mesoamerica Mountains Of Central Asia Mountains Of Southwest China 4 2 5 2 6 2 7 2 8 2 9 2 0 3 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 3 25 New Caledonia New Zealand Philippines Polynesia-Micronesia Southwest Australia Succulent Karoo Sundaland Tropical Andes Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena Wallacea Western Ghats And Sri Lanka Source: Conservation International, 2008. President, David Beckmann | Director, Asma Lateef 50 F Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20001 Tel 202.639.9400 Fax 202.639.9401 institute@bread.org www.bread.org/BFW-Institute Find out more about Bread for the World Institute online. Get the latest facts on hunger, download our hunger reports and read what our analysts are writing about on the Institute blog.