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A positive value (green column) indicates decoupling (percentage decline in transport intensity since the previous year). The transport demand growth between 2003 and 2004 may partly be caused by a change in methodology, but no correction figure exists.
No data available for Switzerland or Liechtenstein. GDP is in euro at constant 1995 prices. Freight transport (tonne-kilometre) includes transport by road, rail and inland waterways. Short-sea shipping and oil pipelines are excluded due to lack of data.
Choose your pet carefully and think before buying an exotic animal
Reptiles, birds and fish are often taken from their natural habitats. The black market for exotic pets has devastated entire populations of species, and it is still the fastest growing sector in the pet market.
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