An Overview of Biodiversity in Bhutan

Tej Kumar Nepal
2022 Asian Journal of Research in Agriculture and Forestry  
Bhutan is included in the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot. Because the country's total forest cover surpasses 70%, the exclusive hotspot is a paradise for rich biological diversity. Some of the world's most endangered species can be found in Bhutan's five national parks, four wildlife sanctuaries, one strict nature reserve, a network of biological corridors, and even outside the Protected Areas. The country's documentation of its rich flora and fauna is in the early stage, and to
more » ... the biological diversity in Bhutan, more research needs to be carried out. Bhutan's biodiversity faces a major threat from anthropogenic activities and climate change.
doi:10.9734/ajraf/2022/v8i130144 fatcat:2x6ffdynmrcivede42zjs44mym