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Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands Environment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 2 2013 190th out of 209
Biodiversity > Fish species, threatened 19 2013 118th out of 209
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 2 2013 191st out of 209
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kt 161.35 2010 189th out of 198
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 5.21 2010 67th out of 198
Current issues limited natural fresh water resources, private cisterns collect rainwater 2011
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 4.86 2007 72nd out of 187
Endangered species > Bird species 2 2008 176th out of 197
Endangered species > Fish species > Number 14 2008 109th out of 197
Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number 2 2008 139th out of 197
Endangered species > Mammal species > Number 2 2008 183th out of 197
Proportion of land area under protection 44.39% 2012 9th out of 217
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 87.05 2007 105th out of 199
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban 87.05 2007 174th out of 204
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 87.05 2007 140th out of 204

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; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.; 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.; 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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Turks and Caicos Islands Environment Profiles (Subcategories)

Biodiversity 4 Endangered species 4
Biodiversity and protected areas 4 Sanitation 3
Climate change 12 Water 5