Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

SPI: 27.51

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines comprise an island nation in the Caribbean Sea of the North Atlantic Ocean. Its tropical terrain includes 32 islands and cays, which rise from beaches to volcanic mountains. 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. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has high biodiversity rarity of terrestrial land vertebrates at a global scale. When analysed as single taxons, the rarity of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include coastal pollution; poor land use planning; and deforestation.
19.83%

of land currently protected

292

total land vertebrate species

11

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Sei Whale

4
amphibians / 1 endemic
256
birds / 4 endemic
13
mammals / 0 endemic
19
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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