Botswana

SPI: 92.34

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Botswana

Botswana is mostly flat land, crossed by the Zambezi, Limpopo, and Okavango Rivers. The Kalahari Desert crosses Botswana in the southwest. Most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rangeland. Challenges to biodiversity in Botswana include desertification; water insecurity; and air pollution.
29.17%

of land currently protected

1497

total land vertebrate species

1

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

White Rhino

47
amphibians / 0 endemic
1102
birds / 0 endemic
177
mammals / 0 endemic
171
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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