Switzerland

SPI: 46.89

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Switzerland

Switzerland is a landlocked country in Central Europe. The Alps Mountains dominate the country’s landscape, along with several large lakes. Switzerland is home to the Rhine River source. In Switzerland most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rangeland. Challenges to biodiversity include air pollution; water pollution; soil contamination and erosion.
9.74%

of land currently protected

604

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Northern Bald Ibis

19
amphibians / 0 endemic
479
birds / 0 endemic
88
mammals / 0 endemic
18
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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