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Bermuda (United Kingdom)     [31]
(Parliamentary colony of United Kingdom since 1620)
LAND AREA: 53 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 0 0 0 7 7
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 60000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 1132 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 2%
ECONOMY
  GDP/Capita: $18036
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Government Conservation Officer, Conservation Division, Ministry of Planning, Agriculture and Fisheries Fisheries Division (responsible for marine conservation) Botanic Gardens Planning Department (Environmental Conservation Areas)
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:
The Agriculture Act 1930 (as amended) The Fisheries Act 1972 (as amended) The Care and Protection of Animals Act 1975 (as amended) Endangered Animals and Plants Act 1976 (as amended) Protection of Birds Act 1965 The Coral Reef Preserve Act 1966 The Development and Planning Act 1974
ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:
Bermuda Audubon Society Bermuda National Trust
REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/02/98


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