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Comparative analysis of national parks coverage among south east asian countries


Exploring Southeast Asia's Rich Natural Heritage: A Dive into National Parks 




Southeast Asia boasts an incredible tapestry of biodiversity, harboring a multitude of national parks that serve as havens for diverse ecosystems. Let's delve into the numbers:



 Thailand:


Home to over 100 national parks, covering approximately 19% of the country's land area. Notable parks include Khao Sok and Doi Inthanon.



 Indonesia:


With around 50 national parks, it embraces stunning landscapes like Komodo and Bromo Tengger Semeru National Parks, contributing significantly to the country's biodiversity.



 Malaysia: Over 30 national parks grace Malaysia's map, offering a glimpse into the country's rich flora and fauna. Taman Negara is one of the oldest rainforests, dating back over 130 million years.



 Vietnam:


Holding around 30 national parks, its gems include Phong Nha-Ke Bang and Cuc Phuong, conserving unique species and landscapes.



 Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar: 


Each boasting several national parks preserving their natural heritage, such as Cambodia's Angkor Archaeological Park, Laos' Nam Ha National Protected Area, and Myanmar's Inle Lake.



Let's celebrate the conservation efforts across Southeast Asia, safeguarding these natural treasures for generations to come! 



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