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India’s forests are worth $1.7 trillion, more than the GDP of Russia or Canada

India’s forests are worth $1.7 trillion, more than the GDP of Russia or Canada | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
India has decided to put a financial value on its forests: Rs115 trillion, or an astounding $1.7 trillion. This is lower than India's GDP, pegged at $2.1 trillion, but higher than the GDPs of countries such as Canada, Korea, Mexico or Russia. The valuation was arrived at by an expert panel that the Indian government se
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Sharks most often caught by Indonesia, India ... and Spain?

Sharks most often caught by Indonesia, India ... and Spain? | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The nonprofit Pew Environment Group singled out the worst shark-catching offenders last year, using United Nations data to identify the 20 countries that reported landing the most sharks from 2000 to 2008.
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