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Environment of Bolivia

In Bolivia, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 2.4% of the total energy use. Bolivia emits 1.6 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Bolivia is 133.


Total land area of Bolivia is 1,098,581 km2 (approx. 424,163 mi²). 587400 km2 of Bolivia's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 53% of all the land in the country.

Issues Bolivia faces

Currently Bolivia faces various issues, including the clearing of land for agricultural purposes and the international demand for tropical timber are contributing to deforestation, soil erosion from overgrazing and poor cultivation methods (including slash-and-burn agriculture), desertification, loss of biodiversity, industrial pollution of water supplies used for drinking and irrigation.