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Montserrat (United Kingdom)     [125]
(Crown Colony of the United Kingdom)
LAND AREA: 104 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 0 0 0 0 1
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 11000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 106 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 3,000 ha, 30.0% of land area, 0.3 ha/capita
  NATURAL FOREST AREA: 3,000 ha
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Ministry of Agriculture, Trade, Land and Housing
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:
Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals Ordinance 1985 Turtle Ordinance 1951 Endangered Animals and Plants Ordinance 1976 Wild Birds Protection Ordinance 1916 (as amended 1982) Forestry Ordinance 1932 Beach Protection Ordinance 1970
ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:
Monserrat National Trust
REFERENCES:
Oldfield, 1987
Last updated 11/02/98


Islands of Montserrat (United Kingdom)
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