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Wallis and Futuna

Wallis and Futuna Environment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Current issues deforestation (only small portions of the original forests remain) largely as a result of the continued use of wood as the main fuel source; as a consequence of cutting down the forests, the mountainous terrain of Futuna is particularly prone to erosion; there are no permanent settlements on Alofi because of the lack of natural fresh water resources 2011
Proportion of land area under protection 0.166% 2012 214th out of 217

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