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Environment of Panama

In Panama, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 11.2% of the total energy use. Panama emits 2.6 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Panama is 580.

Forest

Total land area of Panama is 75,420 km2 (approx. 29,120 mi²). 42940 km2 of Panama's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 57% of all the land in the country.

Issues Panama faces

Currently Panama faces various issues, including water pollution from agricultural runoff threatens fishery resources, deforestation of tropical rain forest, land degradation and soil erosion threatens siltation of Panama Canal, air pollution in urban areas, mining threatens natural resources.