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Environment of Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 2.6% of the total energy use. Sri Lanka emits 0.7 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Sri Lanka is 27.


Total land area of Sri Lanka is 65,610 km2 (approx. 25,332 mi²). 19330 km2 of Sri Lanka's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 29% of all the land in the country.

Issues Sri Lanka faces

Currently Sri Lanka faces various issues, including deforestation, soil erosion, wildlife populations threatened by poaching and urbanization, coastal degradation from mining activities and increased pollution, freshwater resources being polluted by industrial wastes and sewage runoff, waste disposal, air pollution in Colombo.