Despite the careless hand of man, we are lucky to live on a huge planet full of biodiversity. This is one of the main tourist attractions of certain countries, which over the years have focused their offer on providing visitors with a travel experience that fully exploits this point.
Are you ready to live an adventure surrounded by the most beautiful natural landscapes? Stay with us until the end and take a look at this list of 10 countries with the greatest biodiversity.
TOURISM AND ADVENTURES IN NATURE
It may seem confusing to think of Australia when we refer to biodiversity. Certainly its territory is mostly desert, but it has a fauna and flora full of endemic species that few countries in the world can match.
After all, where else but Australia can you enjoy things like kangaroos or kiwi in the same place?
Many may only think of Disneyland or LA when talking about tourism in the United States. However, beyond Hollywood and the big cities, the country is home to wonders: mountains, plains, canyons and even glaciers.
Some places that you cannot miss are: Yosemite, Yellowstone and Glacier Bay in Alaska.
We enter the Latin American continent to highlight one of its countries with the greatest variety of ecosystems. With 324 types of sets of animal and plant species, its biodiversity is considered one of the most interesting on the continent. The problem? Serious situation of deforestation xnxx.
We quickly fly to Africa to see our next destination, home to a large number of endemic species. Among them, the lemurs. You will only be able to see them in their natural habitat there.
In addition, it is estimated that its biodiversity hides many species not yet discovered.
Can you imagine a tourist destination that gathers 10% of all the species of plants, fish and birds in the world? Welcome to South Africa. Here you will also find 6% of all reptile species.
Its richness in flora and fauna is impressive, with a large number of freshwater fish and mammals. In addition, it has some 50,000 species of trees, plants and shrubs. However, it is also one of the points in the world where deforestation and burning of land for agricultural and livestock purposes have a very negative impact on biodiversity. These activities threaten to wipe out the Amazon rainforest and the Pantanal, two of the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world. It is important to take steps to protect this natural wealth before it is too late.
Long live Mexico! Here you will not only be able to enjoy an excellent and varied gastronomy. But also a huge variety of microclimates that will leave you speechless.
In 7,100 islands you can find almost everything that the world’s biodiversity can offer: mountains, coasts, jungles and seas. The only problem? As with Colombia, deforestation has become a serious problem in recent years, and threatens to destroy the natural beauty of this country.
No one would imagine that such a small country could offer so much biodiversity. There you will find 18% of all known birds: a total of 1655 species discovered so far. Also, 7% of the world’s mammals.
When we think of this country, the third largest in the world, it is not surprising that it is home to a great diversity of biomes. If you visit it, you will be able to find mountains, valleys, plains, coasts and even deserts.
There you can find up to 30,000 plant species and 6,400 animals discovered so far. Despite its high pollution rate, it is a trip that you should not stop doing.