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Take A Trip To The "Happiest Country On Earth"

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The Happy Planet Index is an annual survey conducted by the New Economics Foundation, a British think-tank that aims to measure the level of happiness in every country throughout the world.  A country’s “happiness” is calculated by measuring its progress toward embracing a “sustainable well-being.”  The ranking system establishes an undeniable link between happiness and the environment or nature.  Costa Rica has topped the list this year for the second time, as its national conservation policies, small ecological footprint, high quality of life and life expectancy rate are all exceedingly above par.


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