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Environment of Tonga

Tonga emits 1 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Tonga is 353.

Forest

Total land area of Tonga is 747 km2 (approx. 288 mi²). 40 km2 of Tonga's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 5% of all the land in the country.

Issues Tonga faces

Currently Tonga faces various issues, including deforestation results as more and more land is being cleared for agriculture and settlement, some damage to coral reefs from starfish and indiscriminate coral and shell collectors, overhunting threatens native sea turtle populations.