Malian ecoregions

Mali is a large country in north Africa that encompasses part of the huge Sahara desert in the north, the Sahel grasslands in its centre and to the south, a vast savannah region. From the majestic Inner Niger delta (a huge rain-dependent inland delta that flows south-west) to the most arid desert dunes, ecoregions of Mali are at constant battle with drought and continue to be heavily-influenced by climate change and pastoralism. 

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Malian ecoregions

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Sahelian Acacia savanna

Inner Niger Delta flooded savanna

West Sudanian savanna
 

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