Dec 022015
 
Top 5 Countries Most Responsible for Global Warming

Top 1: United States A 2014 research led by Dr. Damon Matthews, an associate professor on Geography, Planning and Environment at the Concordia University in Canada, determined the US to be the biggest global warming contributor. This supports the World Resources Institute analysis where the US is responsible for 27% of the total global carbon dioxide emissions from 1850 until 2011. According to the World Resources Institute, the US will need to up its pace on reducing emissions from an annual 1.2 percent between 2005 […]

Oct 242015
 
Top 5 Gold Producing Countries in the World

For centuries gold has been an ongoing commodity sought after by those rich and poor. Throughout history the metal has been synonymous with power, wealth, beauty and accomplishment; constant leader in the precious metals industry, setting the bar for the investment purposes and a contributing factor to a country’s economy. The element is presently mined on every continent with the exception of Antarctica, for which mining is illegal. In total there are 95 gold mining countries around the world with 15 mining companies extracting slightly […]

May 162015
 
World's Top 10 Tourism-Friendly Countries

For the first time, Spain ranks as the world’s most tourism-friendly country in the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index, according to rankings recently released in a biennial report. Spain’s leading status is “thanks to its cultural resources, infrastructure and adaptation to digital consumption habits,” a press release accompanying the report said. Traditionally strong contenders including France, Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Italy were also ranked in the index’s top 10. The report ranks 141 countries across 14 dimensions […]

Top 5 worst offender countries for human rights

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Dec 232014
 
Top 5 worst offender countries for human rights

Every country has issues related with human rights violation, the difference is only of degree. On the occasion of Human Rights Day we telling you about some countries which have reported many human rights violations. Maplecroft, global analytics firm, in its 2014 Human Rights Risk Atlas has revealed the list of countries with high degree of human rights violations. According to Human Rights Atlas 2014, top 5 worst offender countries are: 5 Somalia From last 20 years, county is suffering from human rights crisis. There […]

Top 5 countries with the worst air pollution

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Sep 202014
 
 Top 5 countries with the worst air pollution

The WHO has released a new study ranking countries with the worst air pollution. When we consider air pollution most of us will automatically think of China. However, it was nowhere to be found in the top 10 offenders. This, by the way, is not because they’ve suddenly cleaned up their act, but rather because this study ranked countries as a whole, rather than cities. So here are the top 5 countries with the worst air pollution, and what they are trying to do to […]

Top 10 Highly Developed Countries in the World

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Apr 012014
 
Top 10 Highly Developed Countries in the World

What differentiates between a developed country and one that’s still in the process of development besides the obvious prosperity and economic strength? Factors such as life expectancy, education, standard of living, child welfare, health care, economic welfare, and population happiness play major roles to determine the Human Development Index of a country that ranks a country based on how high is its level of development. Some critics claim the HDI of a country to be a vague estimate of its development, but nonetheless, the numbers […]

10 Most Peaceful Countries in the World

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Apr 012014
 
10 Most Peaceful Countries in the World

Do you know which are the most peaceful countries in the world? Since 2007 each year, the Global Peace Index has been issued by the IEP (Institute for Economics and Peace) and is a measurement of nations’ and regions’ peacefulness based on external and internal measures. Although it seems like the world is becoming more cruel, according to the Global Peace Index there are 10 most peaceful countries in the world. 1. Denmark Denmark tops the list of the most peaceful countries on Earth since […]

World’s Top 5 countries with the lowest unemployment

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Mar 152014
 
World’s Top 5 countries with the lowest unemployment

Though unemployment in Europe has remained high, many countries around the world are close to full employment. We take a look at the top 5 countries with the lowest unemployment below; Thailand, 0.62 percent Unemployment in Thailand is extremely low, and has been steadily decreasing from a high of 5.73 percent in 2001 to the current rate. There are several reasons why the official rate is so low, including the very real possibility that large swathes of the population are ‘underemployed’ or informally employed. In […]

Presenting! World’s 16 nations with the longest working hours

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Feb 092014
 
Presenting! World's 16 nations with the longest working hours

Take a look at a list of 16 nations with the longest working hours according to a list released by OECD. 1. SOUTH KOREA Average Annual Hours Worked: 2193 2. GREECE Average Annual Hours Worked: 2109 3. CHILE Average Annual Hours Worked: 2068 4. RUSSIA Average Annual Hours Worked: 1976 5. HUNGARY Average Annual Hours Worked: 1961 7. POLAND Average Annual Hours Worked: 1939 8. ISRAEL Average Annual Hours Worked: 1889 9. ESTONIA Average Annual Hours Worked: 1879 10. TURKEY Average Annual Hours Worked: 1877 […]