Estonia

SPI: 86.6

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Estonia

Estonia borders the North Atlantic Ocean at the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Its terrain is marshy and includes more than 1,500 offshore islands. In Estonia 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; water pollution from agriculture; and coastal seawater pollution.
21.92%

of land currently protected

519

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Black Tailed Godwit

11
amphibians / 0 endemic
446
birds / 0 endemic
56
mammals / 0 endemic
6
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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