Status and Trends of Biodiversity
Azerbaijan can be divided into a number of biogeographical regions, although is dominated by Mediterranean plant communities (50%), boreal plant communities (30%), and Caucasus plant communities (5%). Azerbaijan has forest, grassland and desert, mountain, wetland, coastal and marine ecosystems. There are approximately 4,500-recorded species of higher plants, which represent around 65% of the floral diversity of the Caucasus region, and 11% of the world’s flora... More »
Number and Extent of Protected Areas
To date the area covered by five of the protected areas has been increased by 36,600 ha, and they now cover a total area of 70,700 ha.