Lithuania

SPI: 83.74

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Lithuania

Lithuania borders the Baltic Sea in eastern Europe. The country’s terrain is fertile lowland with several small lakes. Hills in the highlands were created from ancient glacial deposits. In Lithuania 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 water pollution; air pollution; deforestation; chemicals waste; and soil degradation and erosion.
17.92%

of land currently protected

528

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Saker Falcons

13
amphibians / 0 endemic
447
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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