Bosnia and Herzegovina

SPI: 23.26

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina are home to the southeastern arm of the Alps, with mountainous terrain that borders the Adriatic Sea. Most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rainfed agriculture. The rarity of marine mammals is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include air pollution; deforestation and illegal logging; inadequate wastewater and flood management; and land mines.
3.54%

of land currently protected

664

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Eurasian Lynx

19
amphibians / 0 endemic
523
birds / 0 endemic
89
mammals / 0 endemic
33
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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