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How Wild is North America?

HOW WILD IS NORTH AMERICA? the big Facts about our continent's wildness, and our impact on our wilderness. This graphic comes from POPULATION ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT Relative population of animals in North America In hectares per person • 1 human 12.22 USA 7.66 1 beaver 66 humans Canada 2.69 Mexico 1 bald eagle 5,035 humans BIG & SMALL. North America's smallest 1 grizzly bear 9,260 humans and largest mammals American Bison length: 10ft weight: 2,200lbs American Pygmy Shrew length: 5cm weight: 2.5g 1 orca 210,000 humans WILDNESS WATER Percentage of land (mostly) untouched by human activity Water availabilty and consumption per capita Availability I Consumption 82% Canada 84,510m3 E1,400m Canada 36% USA -7,090m3 -3,470m³ 1,700m -750m³ 18% USA Mexico Mexico CANADA'S ROLE Canada accounts for significant portions of the globe's natural resources 20% global fresh water 24% 24% global wild forests global wetlands SOURCES: Wild Areas Project (WAP), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), CIESIN, WWF, Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland: 2000, Wikipedia, CPAWS and OECD Factbook

How Wild is North America?

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Infographics really come in handy when you want to highlight fun facts and empirical evidence as it relates to scale and impact. The Big Wild infographic features biodiversity in North America an...




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