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Environment of Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea emits 0.7 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Papua New Guinea is 54.


Total land area of Papua New Guinea is 462,840 km2 (approx. 178,703 mi²). 294370 km2 of Papua New Guinea's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 64% of all the land in the country.

Issues Papua New Guinea faces

Currently Papua New Guinea faces various issues, including rain forest subject to deforestation as a result of growing commercial demand for tropical timber, pollution from mining projects, severe drought.