What are megadiverse countries?
The megadiverse countries those countries that are home to majority of the Earth’s species and are therefore considered extremely biodiverse. The 17 mega diverse countries of the world are Australia , Brazil , China , Colombia , Democratic Republic of the Congo Ecuador , Indonesia India , Madagascar , Malaysia , Mexico , Papua New Guinea, Peru Philippines , South Africa , United States, Venezuela .
India India has 2.4 percent of the world’s land area but 7-8 percent of its plant and animal species, so India is one of the 17 megadiverse countries of the world.
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