Number of ecological hot spots in the world is
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avatarAsked on December 26, 2019 by Kamale Hazarika

Number of ecological hot spots in the world is

A

10

B

20

C

25

D

36

Answer

The large areas which contain exceptional concentrations of plant endemism and are experiencing very high rates of habitat loss are called ecological hot spots. These are also known as biodiversity hot spots. 2.3% of the Earth's land surface is represented by them. Currently, 36 biodiversity hot spots exist in the world. An area must meet two strict criteria for becoming an ecological hotspot. Contain at least 1,500 species of vascular plants found nowhere else on Earth (known as "endemic" species), Have lost at least 70 percent of its primary native vegetation.
So, the correct answer is '36'

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