The Juruá-Purus Moist Forests ecoregion is located in northwestern Brazil to the south of the Solimões or upper Amazon River. It is part of the Amazon Biome and is mostly covered with evergreen tropical rainforests with a dense high canopy.
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Lesser Antilles Mangrove Ecoregion (Caribbean) The Editor Sat, 03/30/2019 - 16:12
The Lesser Antilles mangrove ecoregion is comprised of a chain of islands at the southeastern edge of the Caribbean Sea from Anguilla in the north to Grenada in the south. The largest areas of mangrove are found on Antigua and Barbuda, Guadeloupe, Martinique and the US Virgin Islands.
The Magdalena Valley dry forests ecoregion is located in Colombia along the upper Magdalena River. There are many endemic species, but much of the original habitat has been destroyed by agriculture and over-grazing.
The Magdalena Valley montane forests ecoregion is located in the Andes mountains of central Colombia. The ecoregion covers the higher land on both sides of the valley of the Magdalena River in the Colombian Andes.
Magellanic Subpolar Forests Ecoregion (South America) The Editor Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:26
The Magellanic subpolar forests are a terrestrial ecoregion of southernmost South America, covering parts of southern Chile and Argentina. It is a temperate broadleaf and mixed forests ecoregion and contains the world's southernmost forests.
The Orinoco Delta Swamp Forests occur in a diverse and porous matrix of coastal vegetation types along the river delta and surrounding regions of northwestern Venezuela and northeastern Guyana. These inundated forests provide habitat to a number of endangered and endemic species.
The Orinoco wetlands ecoregion is located in northeastern Venezuela, within the northern Orinoco Delta. The ecoregion consists of several large and small patches of flooded grasslands, which occur in a habitat mosaic with swamp forests and mangroves.
The Pantanos de Centla is a tropical moist forest ecoregion in southern Mexico which includes seasonally flooded forests and wetlands in the summer. The soils of this ecoregion are some of the most productive in the country and are therefore highly desirable to local agriculture.
The Peruvian yungas are sub-tropical montane deciduous and evergreen forests which flank the eastern slopes and central valleys of the central Andes from northernmost to southernmost Peru.
The Petenes mangrove ecoregion forms a coastal corridor of wetlands in excellent state of preservation. This system forms a unique biogeographical area in Mexico, of great ecological value for its large faunistic and floristic diversity, including the unique Peten mangrove.