Status and Trends of Biodiversity
Yemen hosts a variety of ecosystems and habitats, ranging from coastal mangroves, shrub lands and dunes along the coastal plains to the eastern deserts and an array of montane habitats.
The flora of Yemen is very rich and heterogeneous. Species diversity is a result of considerable climatic changes in former periods, which enabled different species to survive in the different ecological habitats... More »
Number and Extent of Protected Areas
Yemen has established 3 protected areas.
Percentage of Forest Cover
The total forest cover of Yemen is 449,000 ha (2000)