This dataset contains a range of environmental indicators from the World Bank (http://data.worldbank.org/indicator)

Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country, measured in millimeter per year.

Measurement unit: 
mm per year

Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known.

Measurement unit: 
Number of species

This indicator measures coal rents as a share of the gross domestic product (GDP) of a given country.

Measurement unit: 
% of GDP

Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known. Fish species are based on Froese, R.

Measurement unit: 
Number of species

This indicator measures forest rents as a share of the gross domestic product (GDP) of a given country.

Measurement unit: 
% of GDP

Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known.

Measurement unit: 
Number of species

This indicator measures the proportion of marine protected areas as a share of the total territorial waters in a country.

Measurement unit: 
% of territorial waters

This indicator measures mineral rents as a share of the gross domestic product (GDP) of a given country.

Measurement unit: 
% of GDP

This indicator measures natural gas rents as a share of the gross domestic product (GDP) of a given country.Natural gas rents are the difference between the value of natural gas production at world

Measurement unit: 
% of GDP

This indicator measures oil rents as a share of the gross domestic product (GDP) of a given country.

Measurement unit: 
% of GDP

Threatened species are the number of species classified by the IUCN as endangered, vulnerable, rare, indeterminate, out of danger, or insufficiently known.

Measurement unit: 
Number of species

This indicator measures the proportion of terrestrial and marine protected areas as a share of the total territorial area, including territorial waters, in a country.

Measurement unit: 
% of total territorial area

This indicator measures the proportion of terrestrial protected areas as a share of the total land area in a country.

Measurement unit: 
% of total land area

This indicator measures total natural resources rents as a share of the gross domestic product (GDP) of a given country.

Measurement unit: 
% of GDP
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