Global 200

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An initiative of the World wide Fund for Nature (WWF) which seeks to ensure that the full range of ecosystems will be represented in regional conservation and development strategies. WWF have identified 867 terrestrial ecoregions, as well as freshwater and marine ecoregions, and selected 233 of them (136 terrestrial, 36 freshwater, and 61 marine) to represent the Global 200 network of ecoregions which are most crucial to the conservation of global biodiversity. Contrast biodiversity hotspot.

Subjects: Environmental Science.

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