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Marshall Islands     [7]
(in free association with United States)
LAND AREA: 181 sq. km     SEA AREA: 2131000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 6 21 7 0 34
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 57000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 315 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 3%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:
Plants: 10 native ferns, 1 native cycad, 293 dicotyledon taxa including 88 natives 1 endemic grass on Bokaak 4 endemic -Pandanus- ssp. on Eniwetak Insects: 1 species of butterfly Reptiles-amphibians: 7 species of lizards Birds: 78 species, 18 resident, 2 introduced Ducula oceanica ratakensis (Ratak Micronesian Pigeon), group endemic subspecies, Wotje and Arno, Indeterminate (RDB) Zosterops conspicillata (Bridled White-eye) threatened
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Environmental Protection Authority, P.O. Box 1322, Majuro, Marshall Islands 96960. Tel: 3250 ext. 365; Telex: 0927; Fax: (692) 3685
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of Marshall Islands
Ailinginae (Marshall Islands)
Ailinglaplap (Marshall Islands)
Ailuk (Marshall Islands)
Arno (Marshall Islands)
Aur (Marshall Islands)
Bikar (Marshall Islands)
Bikini (Marshall Islands)
Bokaak (Marshall Islands)
Ebon (Marshall Islands)
Enewetak (Marshall Islands)
Erikub (Marshall Islands)
Jabwot (Marshall Islands)
Jaluit (Marshall Islands)
Jemo (Marshall Islands)
Kili (Marshall Islands)
Knox (Marshall Islands)
Kwajalein (Marshall Islands)
Lae (Marshall Islands)
Lib (Marshall Islands)
Likiep (Marshall Islands)
Majuro (Marshall Islands)
Maloelap (Marshall Islands)
Mejit (Marshall Islands)
Mili (Marshall Islands)
Namorik (Marshall Islands)
Namu (Marshall Islands)
Rongelap (Marshall Islands)
Rongrik (Marshall Islands)
Taka (Marshall Islands)
Ujae (Marshall Islands)
Ujelang (Marshall Islands)
Utrik (Marshall Islands)
Wotho (Marshall Islands)
Wotje (Marshall Islands)


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