use 50 million tons of paper annually, equivalent to nearly a billion
lbs of trash are dumped into the ocean each year.
There are 30
million different species living on Earth, but extinction rates are
1000x greater in 2010 than in 1850.
melted, sea levels would rise over 200 feet.
are being lost at the rate of nearly two football fields per second.
The 45 million
cubic feet of resources needed to support one North American for 75
years would fill the volume of two Yankee Stadiums.
One pond in
Brazil has a greater variety of fish than all of the rivers in Europe.
the Philippines each lost half of their forests between 1960 and 1985.
trees are needed to absorb the 20 metric tons of carbon dioxide produced
annually by one North American.
25 acres of
Borneo rainforest have more tree diversity (700+) than all of North
receive 90 billion pieces of junk mail annually.
investment of 50 billion dollars could protect all of the global biodiversity
hotspots ... equivalent to about 8% of one year´s U.S. defense budget.