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Redefining Success: Costa Rica Tops the Happy Planet Index, Again

By Wendy Anders “People the world over say what is most important to them is to be happy,” said British environmentalist Nic Marks, creator of the Happy Planet Index, in a TED talk on his work. If so, then our current methods for measuring success and progress have it all wrong, he continued. When a country achieves wellbeing, with a low impact on the environment, then, says Marks, they are successful. Countries such as Costa Rica, which for the third year has topped the index, are models for our planet’s future, said Marks, who hope his index provides a tool…

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