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Northern Mariana Islands

Northern Mariana Islands Environment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 15 2013 69th out of 209
Biodiversity > Fish species, threatened 12 2013 147th out of 209
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 4 2013 152nd out of 209
Biodiversity > Plant species > Higher, threatened 5 2013 124th out of 209
Current issues contamination of groundwater on Saipan may contribute to disease; clean-up of landfill; protection of endangered species conflicts with development 2011
Endangered species > Bird species 14 2008 60th out of 197
Endangered species > Fish species > Number 9 2008 142nd out of 197
Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number 5 2008 103th out of 197
Endangered species > Mammal species > Number 5 2008 135th out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km 330 km² 2005 168th out of 193
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 4.11 km² per 1,000 people 2005 84th out of 193
Proportion of land area under protection 3.07% 2012 186th out of 217
Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban and rural 97.92 2011 53th out of 188
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 96.53 2011 75th out of 190
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 96.53 2011 87th out of 194

SOURCES: United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre; Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. FishBase database, www.fishbase.org.; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and International Union for Conservation of Nature, Red List of Threatened Species.; Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org. version (07/2008). Accessed: 28 September 2008.; World Development Indicators database; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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Northern Mariana Islands Environment Profiles (Subcategories)

Biodiversity 7 Forest area 4
Biodiversity and protected areas 4 Sanitation 3
Endangered species 4 Water 5