Table 1. Distribution of IFLs within major forest biomes.

Biome Proportion of IFLs in this biome, % Proportion of the world’s IFLs, %
Dense Tropical and Subtropical Forests
(group of Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests • Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests • Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests • Mangroves)
29.9 45.3
Tropical and Subtropical Woodlands and Savannas
(group of Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands • Flooded Grasslands and Savannas • Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub • Deserts and Xeric Shrublands)
3.1 2.5
Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
(group of Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests • Temperate Grasslands, Savannas and Shrublands)
3.7 2.3
Temperate Coniferous Forests
19.5 4.9
Boreal Forests
(group of the Boreal Forests / Taiga • Tundra)
43.6 43.8
Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
25.6 1.2