Georgia

SPI: 25.38

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Georgia

Georgia is a mountainous country in southwestern Asia, with floodplain that drains to the Black Sea. Most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rangeland. Georgia has high biodiversity rarity of terrestrial land vertebrates at a global scale. When analysed as single taxons, the rarity of amphibians, mammals and reptiles is also high. The rarity of marine fish and mammals is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include air pollution; water pollution water insecurity; soil pollution; and land and forest degradation.
9.32%

of land currently protected

732

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Caucasian Viper

13
amphibians / 0 endemic
545
birds / 0 endemic
103
mammals / 0 endemic
71
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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