Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.
Only 1.3 percent of freshwater is surface waters like lakes and rivers.
On average, one large banana has a water footprint of 42 gallons.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
Creating a gallon of ethanol consumes about 100 gallons of freshwater. In some regions, ethanol production can take three or more times that amount.
It takes 3 liters of water to produce 1 liter of bottled water.
It takes 660 gallons of water to produce one hamburger.
People who water their lawn with an automatic timer use 47 percent more water than those who just use a hose.
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
Cooling water discharged from a coal or nuclear plant is hotter--by an average of 17°F in summer--than when it entered the plant.
One cotton t-shirt has a water footprint of 659 gallons.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.