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The Top 5 Countries with the Highest National Biocapacities

  Country Biocapacity
1 United States 11.2%
2 Brazil 10.1%
3 Russia 8.7%
4 China 8.5%
5 Canada 4.8%
Sources:  World Wildlife Fund Living Planet Report 2008

List Notes: Biocapacity refers to the capacity of a given biologically productive area to generate an on-going supply of renewable resources and to absorb its spillover wastes. Unsustainability occurs if the area’s ecological footprint exceeds its biocapacity.
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  1. Ten countries alone contain over 55 per cent of the planet’s biocapacity.





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