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Environment of Jamaica

In Jamaica, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 0.8% of the total energy use. Jamaica emits 2.9 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Jamaica is 438.

Forest

Total land area of Jamaica is 10,991 km2 (approx. 4,244 mi²). 3308 km2 of Jamaica's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 30% of all the land in the country.

Issues Jamaica faces

Currently Jamaica faces various issues, including heavy rates of deforestation, coastal waters polluted by industrial waste, sewage, and oil spills, damage to coral reefs, air pollution in Kingston results from vehicle emissions.