Norway

SPI: 57.7

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Norway

Norway is a coastal country bordering the North Atlantic Ocean in Northwestern Europe. Its terrain includes rugged mountains, glaciers, and tundra, with a rugged coastline marked by fjords and small islands. In Norway 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; and acid rain.
17.21%

of land currently protected

547

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Atlantic Puffin

6
amphibians / 0 endemic
484
birds / 0 endemic
51
mammals / 0 endemic
6
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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