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Equatorial Guinea - Country Profile

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Status and Trends of Biodiversity

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With two biographical regions, the Continental and Insular regions, within its territory, Equatorial Guinea possesses a high degree of biological diversity in the African context. In its more than 28,051 km2 of area, the country’s natural patrimony is in a regular state of conservation. There are four identified vegetation zones. Equatorial Guinea is host to many sources of water, thanks to its continental rivers and islands. Forestry, livestock grazing, and agricultural use characterizes the main occupations of Guinea.

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  • United Nations Environment Programme