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ALARMING FACTS about the environment 12

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  • ALARMING FACTS about the environment 12
  • EVERYDAY in the United States we produce enough trash to equal the weight of the Empire State building Source: Solar EnergyWorld Report
  • The amount of wood and paper we throw away each year is enough to HEAT 20 50, 000, 000 homes for years Source: @GreenpeaceUK
  • 40 million acres Each year we lose of our forest through logging & land clearing. Source: Green Biz Check
  • Rainforests have taken THOUSANDS OF YEARS to form but EVERY SECOND a portion the size of a football field is destroyed. Source: #climatechange
  • 50-100 of plants become as their habitat and human activities destroy them. species EXTINCT EVERYDAY
  • 30% of fish stock have already collapsed.
  • FISHLESS OCEANS could become a real possibility BY 2050
  • 55 Every year we extract of bio-mass, fossil energy, metal & minerals from the earth. BILLION TONS 10 tons for every person in the world. BILLION TONS Source: The World Counts
  • In developing countries, 90% 70% of sewage & of industrial waste is discharged into waterways without any treatment at all. Source: Pacific Institute Add text
  • Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprints more than cars. 28 5 11times more land to produce times more water times more climate- warming emissions Compared to chicken & pork, beef requires Source: The Guardian
  • Dark Snow is accelerating global glacial melt. (snow covered by layers of fine industrial pollution) Source: The Guardian
  • News study reveals pollution from Asia makes PACIFIC STORMS STRONGER Source: National Geographic
  • The responsibility is in our hands.
  • SOURCES #climatechange #recycle @GreenpeaceUK @wwwfoecouk Energy World Report Pacific Institute The World Counts Green Biz Check The Guardian