Grenada

SPI: 12.48

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Grenada

Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean Sea of the Atlantic Ocean. Coastlines rise to central mountains. Most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rainfed agriculture. Grenada has high biodiversity rarity of terrestrial land vertebrates at a global scale. When analysed as single taxons, the rarity of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles is also high. The rarity of marine fish and mammals is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include deforestation; coastal erosion and contamination; pollution and sedimentation; and inadequate solid waste management.
10.79%

of land currently protected

299

total land vertebrate species

5

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Grenada Dove

4
amphibians / 1 endemic
260
birds / 2 endemic
17
mammals / 0 endemic
18
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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