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The U.S. ranks 56th in per capita renewable water

4 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, the United States has renewable water resources in the amount of 10,333 cubic meters per person, which is enough to make the United States rank fifty-sixth in that category. Iceland ranks first, with 582,192 cubic meters of per capita renewable water.

For the world as a whole, there is 8,549 cubic meters of renewable water per person.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in mood disorders

4 June 2009 Leave a comment

According to a presentation to the IFPE Congress in Vienna, Austria on April 18, 2009, on the results of World Health Organization’s World Mental Health Survey, about 9.5% of Americans experience a clinical anxiety disorder in a given twelve-month period, which makes the United States rank first in that category