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The Amur (or Heilong) river starts in Mongolia and forms the border between China and Russia. It's home to one of the world’s rarest cats - the Amur leopard... discover more about the Amur Heilong region 


Orang-utans, pygmy elephants, Sumatran rhinos and clouded leopards are among the species found in the forests of this amazing place... discover more about Borneo

Landslide, Everest region

Eastern Himalayas

From the snowbound summit of Everest, through alpine meadows and temperate forests, to humid lowland forests and savannahs, the Eastern Himalayas is a place of extraordinary richness and beauty... discover more about the Eastern Himalayas 

The Ganges

The mighty Ganges flows from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal. It's basin covers 26.2% of India’s land and is one of the most densely populated places in the world... discover more about the Ganges

The Godavari river

 The Godavari river - the second-largest river in India- is home to endemic fish and wetland birds, and supports a number grassland, wetland and forest habitats... discover more about the Godavari river

The Indus river

The Indus supports a rich variety of birds, reptiles, fish and mammals. Notably it is home to the endangered Indus river dolphin... discover more about the Indus river

The Mekong

The Mekong is one of the world’s great rivers. More than 1,000 species of fish live in its waters, including some of the world’s largest breeds, like the giant carp, Mekong stingray and Mekong giant catfish... discover more about the Mekong 

The Yangtze river

 The Yangtze river runs for more than seven times the size of the UK. It’s home to one-third of China’s population and a rich abundance of animals and plants... discover more about the Yangtze