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OPEC countries Compared by Environment > Wildness

DEFINITION: Percent of land area having very low anthropogenic impact
Units: Percent of Land Area
Units: Global grids for population (GPW), land use (USGS AVHRR based classification from EROS data center), VMAP roads, VMAP railways, VMAP coastlines, VMAP major rivers and the stable lights data were all scored for "wildness". The scores were aggregated and normalized.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Libya 89.9% 1990
2 Algeria 80.82% 1990
3 Venezuela 50.77% 1990
4 Saudi Arabia 44.34% 1990
5 Angola 43.63% 1990
6 Iraq 3.68% 1990
7 Iran 2.53% 1990
8 Nigeria 0.55% 1990
9 United Arab Emirates 0.16% 1990
10 Kuwait 0.11% 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Wildness. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/OPEC-countries/Environment/Wildness

OPEC countries Compared by Environment > Wildness

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Interesting observations about Environment > Wildness

  • Canada ranked first for wildness amongst Christian countries in 1990.
  • Russia ranked first for wildness amongst Emerging markets in 1990.
  • Libya ranked first for wildness amongst Muslim countries in 1990.
  • Iceland ranked first for wildness amongst Europe in 1990.
  • Sweden ranked first for wildness amongst European Union in 1990.
  • Germany ranked last for wildness amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 1990.
  • Algeria ranked first for wildness amongst Former French colonies in 1990.
  • Australia ranked third for wildness amongst High income OECD countries in 1990.
  • Brazil ranked first for wildness amongst Religious countries in 1990.
  • Bolivia ranked first for wildness amongst Catholic countries in 1990.
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