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Environment of Mozambique

In Mozambique, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 12.5% of the total energy use. Mozambique emits 0.1 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Mozambique is 7.

Forest

Total land area of Mozambique is 799,380 km2 (approx. 308,641 mi²). 620000 km2 of Mozambique's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 78% of all the land in the country.

Issues Mozambique faces

Currently Mozambique faces various issues, including a long civil war and recurrent drought in the hinterlands that have resulted in increased migration of the population to urban and coastal areas with adverse environmental consequences, desertification, pollution of surface and coastal waters, elephant poaching for ivory is a problem.