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The U.S. ranks 1st in recovered paper

22 February 2011 Leave a comment

According to data from FAOstat in 2008, the United States recovered 46,835,875 tonnes of paper to later be recycled. That is enough for the United States to rank first in that category.

Prepared by Christopher P. Shand

The U.S. ranks 13th in environmental activists

16 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to the World Values Survey, 6.1% of Americans are active members of one or more environmental organization, which makes the United States tied for thirteenth with Mexico out of fifty seven countries ranked in that category. Mali ranks first, at 26.6%.

The U.S. ranks 1st in large protected areas

24 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are 258 protected areas in the United States larger than 100,000 hectares. That is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.

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