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Environment of Turkmenistan

In Turkmenistan, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 0% of the total energy use. Turkmenistan emits 12.2 metric tons per capita of CO₂.


Total land area of Turkmenistan is 488,100 km2 (approx. 188,456 mi²). 41270 km2 of Turkmenistan's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 8% of all the land in the country.

Issues Turkmenistan faces

Currently Turkmenistan faces various issues, including contamination of soil and groundwater with agricultural chemicals, pesticides, salination, water logging of soil due to poor irrigation methods, Caspian Sea pollution, diversion of a large share of the flow of the Amu Darya into irrigation contributes to that river's inability to replenish the Aral Sea, desertification.