Kuwait

SPI: 82.58

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Kuwait

Kuwait borders the Persian Gulf in the Middle East. Its terrain is flat, desert plain. In Kuwait most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by urban use. Freshwater in Kuwait is provided by sophisticated desalination facilities. The rarity of marine fish and mammals is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include limited natural freshwater; air and water pollution; and desertification.
17.4%

of land currently protected

436

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Fennec Fox

0
amphibians / 0 endemic
357
birds / 0 endemic
33
mammals / 0 endemic
46
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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