Sweden

SPI: 76.31

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Sweden

Sweden is located in Northern Europe, with a coast along the Baltic Sea. Most of the country is lowlands, with thousands of lakes, mountains in the west, and subarctic terrain in the north. In Sweden 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 marine pollution; acid rain; air pollution; and harmful timber harvesting.
15.26%

of land currently protected

585

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Pond Bat

13
amphibians / 0 endemic
505
birds / 0 endemic
61
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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