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The U.S. ranks 1st in extinct trees

17 April 2010 2 comments

According to the World Resources Institute, there are 24 extinct tree species in the United States, which is enough to make the United States rank first in that category out of 161 ranked countries.

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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