Environment

Due to Bhutana��s location and unique geographical and climatic variations, it is one of the worlda��s last remaining biodiversity hotspots.

Bhutan pristine environment, with high rugged mountains and deep valleys, offers ecosystems that are both rich and diverse.A�Recognizing the importance of the environment, conservation of its rich biodiversity is one of the governmenta��s development paradigms.

The government has enacted a law that shall maintain at least 60% of its forest cover for all time.A�Today, approximately 72% of the total land area of Bhutan is under forest cover and approximately 60% of the land area falls under protected areas comprising of 10 national parks and sanctuaries.

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Each of Bhutana��s National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries are an essential part of the Bhutan Biological Conservation Complex a�� a system of national parks, protected areas and forest corridors covering 60% of the country. Each of these parks and sanctuaries has its own special character and are home to endangered animals, birds and plants.

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