Qatar

SPI: 16.72

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Qatar

Qatar is a peninsular country that extends into the Persian Gulf in the Middle East. Its terrain is primarily desert. In Qatar 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 air, land, and water pollution; and limited freshwater.
2.79%

of land currently protected

263

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Corncrake

0
amphibians / 0 endemic
209
birds / 0 endemic
22
mammals / 0 endemic
32
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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