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The U.S. ranks 24th in particulate pollution

19 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, Los Angeles has a particulate pollution amount of thirty four micrograms per cubic meter, which makes the United States tied for twenty fourth (with the Netherlands [Amsterdam] in terms of nations sorted by their cities with the highest particulate pollution levels. Egypt ranks first, with Cairo’s particulate pollution level at 169 micrograms/cubic meter.

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The U.S. ranks 15th in endangered mammals

19 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are forty-one endangered mammal species in the United States, which makes the United States rank fifteenth in this category. Indonesia ranks first, with 146 endangered mammal species.

There are 1,094 endangered mammal species in the world as a whole.

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