Which of the following two criteria have to be met in order to qualify as a ‘biodiversity hotspot’ on the world hotspots map?

  1. The region must contain at least 0.5 percent or 1500 species of vascular plants as endemic species.
  2. The region has to have lost at least 70 percent of its primary vegetation.

Choose the correct option:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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