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Fall Benchmark Main PageThis page lists all of the resources being used by our project. Anyone can post whatever resources they want for their project after it has been vetted by Mr. Simons. Once your resources are approved you need to post your name above your resources, just like Mr. Simons has done. Each vetted source you add will net you one extra credit point to your final project's score.

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1. The Nation Master statistics page - http://www.nationmaster.com/statisticsThis page compares a number of environmental, economic, and demographic factors. It also generates various graphs of your comparisons and helps to create your r² or correlation values for your graphs.

2. List of the number of endangered animal species by country - http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=tYrEXu8zzrPw_b6C775X-iA

3. To find the list of the number of threatened tree species by country - first go to http://groups.google.com/group/echsapes , then go to 'files', then click on 'ThreatendTrees.xls'. You can download this file onto your computer and open it with Excel to look at the data as a spreadsheet.

4. List of national parks in various countries, listed by continent - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_parks

5. Index Mundi's listing - http://www.indexmundi.com/g/r.aspx?t=0&v=132&l=en
This is a list of various demographic and economic quantities for all the countries in the world.

6. Population density -
http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/populations/ctydensityh.htm

7. EarthTrends Data on Aquatic Ecosystems http://earthtrends.wri.org/country_profiles/index.php?theme=1Each country listed by various measures of aquatic biodiversity and productivity. Note: you'll probably need the Google Earth plugin for this to fully work.

8. EarthTrends http://earthtrends.wri.org/This is a gigantic resource for all sorts of ecological and economic factors, year by year. (Time after time...)

Catherine Delima


9. CIA World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/rankorderguide.html government documents about countries' government, economy, military, population, and etc.

10. Photius World Ranking 2009: **http://www.photius.com/rankings/** compares countries by rank in different categories like economic, environment, health, crime, cities, sports, and etc. based on a compilation of federal governments.

11. WHO World Health Statistics 2009: **http://www.who.int/whosis/whostat/EN_WHS09_Full.pdf** compares countries in demographic categories related to health