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Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia and Montenegro Environment Stats

Definitions

  • Biodiversity > Number: GEF benefits index for biodiversity is a composite index of relative biodiversity potential for each country based on the species represented in each country, their threat status, and the diversity of habitat types in each country. The index has been normalized so that values run from 0 (no biodiversity potential) to 100 (maximum biodiversity potential)."
  • CO2 emissions > Kt: Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.
  • CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita: Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Current issues: This entry lists the most pressing and important environmental problems. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry:
  • Endangered species > Bird species: Birds are listed for countries included within their breeding or wintering ranges. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known."
  • Endangered species > Fish species > Number: Fish species are based on Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known."
  • Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number: Higher plants are native vascular plant species. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known."
  • Endangered species > Mammal species > Number: Mammal species are mammals excluding whales and porpoises. Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known."
  • Forest area > Sq. km: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not.
  • Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Biodiversity > Number 0.24 2008 161st out of 197
CO2 emissions > Kt 49,926.69 kt 2003 55th out of 194
CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita 6.16 kt per 1,000 people 2003 58th out of 194
Current issues air pollution around Belgrade and other industrial cities; water pollution from industrial wastes dumped into the Sava which flows into the Danube 2011
Endangered species > Bird species 11 2008 88th out of 197
Endangered species > Fish species > Number 8 2008 158th out of 197
Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number 1 2008 160th out of 197
Endangered species > Mammal species > Number 6 2008 128th out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km 26,940 km² 2005 95th out of 193
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 3.34 km² per 1,000 people 2005 91st out of 193
Total renewable water resources 208.5 cu km 2003 6th out of 21

SOURCES: Kiran Dev Pandey, Piet Buys, Ken Chomitz, and David Wheeler's, ""Biodiversity Conservation Indicators: New Tools for Priority Setting at the Global Environment Facility"" (2006).; World Development Indicators database; 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.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

Citation

"Serbia and Montenegro Environment Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Serbia-and-Montenegro/Environment

Serbia and Montenegro Environment Profiles (Subcategories)

Biodiversity and protected areas 4 Forest area 3
Endangered species 4 Water pollution 8