Mali

SPI: 75.43

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Mali

Mali is a landlocked country in Western Africa. Much of the country lies in the southern Saharan Desert, and terrain also includes sandy plains and savanna, with some rugged hills. In Mali most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rangeland. Challenges to biodiversity include deforestation; soil erosion; desertification; and water insecurity.
7.27%

of land currently protected

1436

total land vertebrate species

2

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Addax

29
amphibians / 1 endemic
1103
birds / 0 endemic
160
mammals / 1 endemic
144
reptiles / 1 endemic

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

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