Albania

SPI: 63.64

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Albania

Albania borders the Adriatic and Ionic seas in Southeastern Europe. It has a temperate climate, and its land is characterized by mountains, hills, and plains near the coast. In Albania most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rainfed agriculture. Challenges facing biodiversity in Albania include deforestation; soil erosion; water and air pollution; and a lack of resources for sound environmental management.
17.7%

of land currently protected

670

total land vertebrate species

0

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Albanian Water Frog

17
amphibians / 0 endemic
534
birds / 0 endemic
81
mammals / 0 endemic
38
reptiles / 0 endemic

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

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