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Environment > Biodiversity richness: Countries Compared

Author: Edria Murray<br>Staff editor

Author: Edria Murray<br>Staff editor

Biodiversity richness refers to the number of species present and the number of endemic

species.



This index has defined three groups:



  • Group 1 - These are the twenty five countries with the greatest

    biodiversity.


  • Group 2 - The next twenty five countries most biodiverse countries.

  • Group 3 - Island nations or groups of islands which have fewer total species, but

    a large proportion of unique native species.
  • DEFINITION: Caldecott, J.O., M.D. Jenkins, T. Johnson and B. Groombridge. 1994. Priorities for Conserving Global Species Richness and Endemism. In World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Biodiversity Series No. 3 (N. Mark Collins, ed.) pp. 17. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK..

    CONTENTS

    # COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
    1 MauritiusMauritius 3 1994
    2 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 3 1994
    3 PalauPalau 3 1994
    4 JapanJapan 3 1994
    5 TaiwanTaiwan 3 1994
    6 FijiFiji 3 1994
    7 VanuatuVanuatu 3 1994
    8 HaitiHaiti 3 1994
    9 SeychellesSeychelles 3 1994
    10 SamoaSamoa 3 1994
    11 JamaicaJamaica 3 1994
    12 ComorosComoros 3 1994
    13 KenyaKenya 2 1994
    14 LaosLaos 2 1994
    15 TurkeyTurkey 2 1994
    16 PanamaPanama 2 1994
    17 CubaCuba 2 1994
    18 NigeriaNigeria 2 1994
    19 GuyanaGuyana 2 1994
    20 ThailandThailand 2 1994
    21 AngolaAngola 2 1994
    22 UgandaUganda 2 1994
    23 SudanSudan 2 1994
    24 SurinameSuriname 2 1994
    25 IranIran 2 1994
    26 ChileChile 2 1994
    27 ZambiaZambia 2 1994
    28 ParaguayParaguay 2 1994
    29 BotswanaBotswana 2 1994
    30 CambodiaCambodia 2 1994
    31 GhanaGhana 2 1994
    32 GuatemalaGuatemala 2 1994
    33 GabonGabon 2 1994
    34 BurmaBurma 2 1994
    35 MalaysiaMalaysia 1 1994
    36 CameroonCameroon 1 1994
    37 EcuadorEcuador 1 1994
    38 AustraliaAustralia 1 1994
    39 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 1 1994
    40 BrazilBrazil 1 1994
    41 VenezuelaVenezuela 1 1994
    42 ChinaChina 1 1994
    43 ColombiaColombia 1 1994
    44 VietnamVietnam 1 1994
    45 EthiopiaEthiopia 1 1994
    46 GuineaGuinea 1 1994
    47 ArgentinaArgentina 1 1994
    48 BoliviaBolivia 1 1994
    49 TanzaniaTanzania 1 1994
    50 PhilippinesPhilippines 1 1994
    51 MadagascarMadagascar 1 1994
    52 IndiaIndia 1 1994
    53 IndonesiaIndonesia 1 1994

    Citation

    "All countries compared for Environment > Biodiversity richness", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Biodiversity-richness

    Environment > Biodiversity richness: Countries Compared Map

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    Biodiversity richness refers to the number of species present and the number of endemic

    species.



    This index has defined three groups:



  • Group 1 - These are the twenty five countries with the greatest

    biodiversity.


  • Group 2 - The next twenty five countries most biodiverse countries.

  • Group 3 - Island nations or groups of islands which have fewer total species, but

    a large proportion of unique native species.
  • Posted on 14 Feb 2005

    Edria Murray<br>Staff editor

    Edria Murray<br>Staff editor

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    Sad to say, though we have 91% biodiversity here in the Philippines, it's right now deteriorating due to people's negligence... :( and by the way 4 of the remaining 9 giant manta ray had sitings here...

    Posted on 26 Jun 2011

    Jonathan

    Jonathan

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    People we need tofix this problem. I want to live a full life with lots of animals not just cat and dogs.


    SHAPE UP

    Posted on 13 Oct 2009

    nonya

    nonya

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