Latvia

SPI: 77.44

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Latvia

Latvia borders the Baltic Sea in Eastern Europe, and most of its terrain is composed of fertile, low-lying plains. In Latvia 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 land, air, and water pollution; and water resource management.
11.98%

of land currently protected

535

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

White Wagtail

14
amphibians / 0 endemic
453
birds / 0 endemic
60
mammals / 0 endemic
8
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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