Bolivia

SPI: 66.85

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Bolivia

Bolivia’s landscapes include the Andes Mountains, the Amazon Rainforest, and the Altiplano, a highland plateau. Bolivia co-manages Lake Titicaca with Peru, and the lowland plains of the Amazon Basin also run through the country. Most of Bolivia’s land is used for human activities, in its majority by rangeland. Bolivia 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 deforestation; soil erosion; desertification; and industrial pollution.
23.1%

of land currently protected

3799

total land vertebrate species

134

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Giant Otter

266
amphibians / 69 endemic
2751
birds / 26 endemic
404
mammals / 21 endemic
378
reptiles / 21 endemic

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

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