Mongolia

SPI: 81.41

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Mongolia

Mongolia is a landlocked country in Northern Asia, with landscapes such as grassy steppe, mountain ranges, and semidesert and desert plains, including the Gobi Desert. In Mongolia most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rangeland. Challenges to biodiversity include limited freshwater; air pollution; deforestation; overgrazing; soil erosion; water pollution; desertification and mining activities.
19.14%

of land currently protected

862

total land vertebrate species

1

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Siberian Taimen

6
amphibians / 0 endemic
684
birds / 0 endemic
139
mammals / 1 endemic
33
reptiles / 1 endemic

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

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