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The U.S. ranks 109th in population in largest city

24 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, 8% of Americans live in the largest city in the United States (i.e. New York City). That makes the United States tied for one-hundred-ninth in that category with Italy, Malaysia, and Ukraine. Hong Kong and Singapore tie for first, at 100%.

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The U.S. ranks 13th in threatened trees

18 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the World Resources Institute, there are 198 threatened tree species in the United States, which makes the United States rank thirteenth in that category. Malaysia ranks first, with 737 threatened tree species. Globally, there are 5,904 threatened tree species.

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The U.S. ranks 16th in life satisfaction

27 January 2009 1 comment

According to the Happy Planet Index, the United States is tied for sixteenth (with Antigua and Barbuda, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Seychelles, St. Kitts and Nevis, the United Arab Emirates, Vanuatu, and Venezuala) in terms of life satisfaction. Denmark and Switzerland are tied for first.

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