Wellbeing of Nations ranking system

IUCN has developed a ranking system combining Human Wellbeing (HWI) and ecosystem wellbeing (EWI) into a single Wellbeing Index (WI). The method to arrive to these numbers is further explained in well being backgrouder.
from: IUCN – World Conservation Uniondocument: Well Being of Nation Rankingin detailsee also: IUCN – World Conservation Union XlnkS58D XlnkC189D

EcoSystem

A dynamic complex of plant, animal and microorganism communities and their non-living environment interacting as a functional unit. Ecosystem is the set of relational structures linking living organism and their inorganic environment. (Ellenberg 1973) Humans are part of the ecosystem. Ecology ( from “Oikos”: house, habitat and “logos” economy) is the science that studies ecosystems and more generally, all life conditions.
in detailsee also: The Biosphere XlnkS58C

IUCN – World Conservation Union

The green Web the IUCN web site offers continuously information about sustainability and our world. This is a good resource to learn more about species conservation and ecology. The IUCN produces the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species each year. – a comprehensive list of endangered species. Created in 1948, IUCN mission is to influence, encourage, assist societies to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resource is equitable and ecologically sustainable.
weblink: IUCN Green Webfrom: IUCN – World Conservation Uniondocument: IUCN Johannesburg 2002in detail XlnkS58B XlnkC189D

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If there was only one truth, one could not make 100 paintings on the same theme.– Pablo Picasso

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Oppose to the chain reaction of neutrons, the chain reaction of lucidity.– Albert Einstein

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When rich people makes war, the poors die.– Jean-Paul Sartre

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If I differ from you, far from wronging you, I augment you.– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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To want to make a society only with those we approve is chimerical, it is real fanatism.– Alain

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Make people happier, you will make them better.– Victor Hugo