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Former Spanish colonies Compared by Environment > Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum

DEFINITION: GEF benefits index for biodiversity (0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum). GEF benefits index for biodiversity is a composite index of relative biodiversity potential for each country based on the species represented in each country, their threat status, and the diversity of habitat types in each country. The index has been normalized so that values run from 0 (no biodiversity potential) to 100 (maximum biodiversity potential).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mexico 68.68 2008
2 Colombia 51.52 2008
3 Peru 33.36 2008
4 Philippines 32.33 2008
5 Ecuador 29.34 2008
6 Venezuela 25.33 2008
7 Argentina 17.72 2008
8 Chile 15.32 2008
9 Bolivia 12.55 2008
10 Cuba 12.54 2008
11 Panama 10.95 2008
12 Costa Rica 9.72 2008
13 Guatemala 8.02 2008
14 Honduras 7.23 2008
15 Dominican Republic 5.96 2008
16 Nicaragua 3.27 2008
17 Paraguay 2.75 2008
18 Equatorial Guinea 1.5 2008
19 Uruguay 1.25 2008
20 El Salvador 0.894 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Kiran Dev Pandey, Piet Buys, Ken Chomitz, and David Wheeler's, "Biodiversity Conservation Indicators: New Tools for Priority Setting at the Global Environment Facility" (2006). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-Spanish-colonies/Environment/Biodiversity/GEF-benefits-index-for-biodiversity/0-=-no-biodiversity-potential-to-100-=-maximum

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