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The U.S. ranks 1st in almonds

11 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to an article in Forestry Studies in China, the United States ranks first in terms of almond exports.

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The U.S. ranks 16th in freedom of the press

11 January 2009 2 comments

According to Freedom House, the United States is tied for sixteenth in terms of freedom of the press. Finland and Iceland are are tied for first.

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The U.S. ranks 150th in well being and environmental impact

11 January 2009 2 comments

According to the New Economics Foundation, the United States ranks one-hundred-fiftieth in terms of the Happy Planet Index (HPI). Vanuatu ranks first.

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