Species Transparency
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   TNC: The Nature Conservancy

legend Data Source: The Nature Conservancy based on UNEP/IUCN 2007, CBI 2006 and CAPAD 2006

wdpa Protected Areas shown are an excerpt of the Himalaya region from the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre World Database of Protected Areas The WDPA provides the most comprehensive dataset on protected areas worldwide. UNEP-WCMC compiles the WDPA with information supplied by national protected area management authorities and international organizations, and manages WDPA in partnership with the IUCN Commission on Protected Areas and the WDPA Consortium.
veg . Shapefiles and Arc Layer Packages posted here for download courtesy of the Panthera Project.

Global Lion Range
Global Lion Conservation Sites

Global Lion Range
Global Lion Conservation Sites

ArcGIS.COM Dataset Links:
Jaguars in the New Millennium

Jaguars: Data courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society and Panthera. Publication: Kathy Zeller, 2007. The Jaguars in the New Millennium Update: The state of the jaguar in 2006. Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY. Updated by Panthera. ArcGIS.Com LINK




African Lion: Data courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society, the IUCN, and Panthera.


Tiger: Data courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society, World Wildlife Fund the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Save the Tiger Fund. Original publication: Sanderson E, Forrest J, Loucks C, Ginsberg J, Dinerstein E, Seidensticker J, Leimgruber P, Songer M, Heydlauff A, O’Brien T, Bryja G, Klenzendorf S and Wikramanayake E. 2006. Setting priorities for the conservation and recovery of wild tigers: 2005-2015. The Technical Assessment. WCS, WWF, Smithsonian and NFWF-STF, New York. Distributed by Panthera Foundation.

Snow Leopard: Data courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society, IUCN, Snow Leopard Trust, the Snow Leopard Network, and Panthera.

Ecoregions shown here are from the World Wildlife Fund Global 200 Ecoregions database The WWF Conservation Science Program has identified 825 terrestrial ecoregions across the globe, and a set of 426 freshwater ecoregions has just been completed. WWF has recently launched an analogous global framework of 229 coast and shelf marine ecoregions in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy..

The TNC basemap is the percent of each global ecoregion that is formally protected, taken from the new Atlas of Global Conservation, published by UC Press and consisting of over 100 maps, charts and essays by leading conservation thinkers. Remote, arid, and cold lands such as the Tibetan Plateau, southwestern U.S. deserts, and Greenland tend to have more habitat protection, while agricultural areas such as the US Great Plains have less.