Denmark

SPI: 76.02

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Denmark

Denmark is located on the Jutland Peninsula, which extends into the North Sea of the North Atlantic Ocean. Denmark is mostly flat country, and it also includes several islands. In Denmark most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rainfed agriculture. The rarity of marine fish and mammals is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include air pollution and water pollution of the North Sea and in surface water.
13.92%

of land currently protected

525

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Atlantic Salmon

14
amphibians / 0 endemic
459
birds / 0 endemic
47
mammals / 0 endemic
5
reptiles / 0 endemic

Information on this page was sourced from the CIA World Factbook and the Half-Earth Project Map.

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