Baluchistan xeric woodlands

WWF Abstract

In this dry, desert landscape, there are times youÂ’d be smart to cover your eyes. During summer days, northerly hot winds called loo blow across the Baluchistan Plateau, causing raging dust storms. When the wind calms down, however, an incredibly rich ecoregion is revealed.
Read more: View WWF Report
Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Countries:Pakistan, Afghanistan
Area:71,359,999 acres (28,878,367 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Chumbi-Surla Wildlife Sanctuary
Nuristan Reserve National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder