Poland

SPI: 91

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Poland

Poland is located in Central Europe and borders the Baltic Sea along its north coast. Its inland terrain includes flat plains and mountains on the southern border. In Poland most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rainfed agriculture. Poland’s rarity of marine fish and mammals is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include air pollution from coal-burning emissions; acid rain; and water pollution.
23.83%

of land currently protected

623

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

European Bison

18
amphibians / 0 endemic
509
birds / 0 endemic
85
mammals / 0 endemic
11
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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