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St Helena (United Kingdom)     [130]
(Dependent Territory of the United Kingdom)
LAND AREA: 122 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 1 3 0 0 4 8
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 6000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 49 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 1,000 ha, 3.2% of land area, 0.2 ha/capita
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Agriculture and Forestry Department St. Helena Fisheries Corporation
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:
Plants Protection Ordinance 1950 Forestry Ordinance 1954 (as amended) with Forestry (Indigenous Trees and Plants Preservation) Rules 1959 (as amended) Wild Life (Protection) Ordinance 1984 Game and Wild Birds (Protection) Ordinance 1950 (as amended) Fisheries Protection Regulations
ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:
St. Helena Heritage Society
REFERENCES:
Oldfield, 1987
Last updated 11/02/98


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