Tajikistan

SPI: 39.57

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Tajikistan

Tajikistan is a landlocked country located in Central Asia. The country’s terrain varies between mountains and valleys. It is also home to the source of the Amu Darya River. Most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rangeland. Tajikistan has high biodiversity rarity of terrestrial land vertebrates at a global scale. When analysed as single taxons, the rarity of amphibians, mammals and reptiles is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include air pollution; water pollution; soil erosion and salinity.
18.49%

of land currently protected

739

total land vertebrate species

1

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Snow Leopard

1
amphibians / 1 endemic
580
birds / 0 endemic
92
mammals / 0 endemic
66
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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