Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
Only.007% of all water on earth is accessible for direct human use.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
On average, one large banana has a water footprint of 42 gallons.
Households directly use the most water indoors in the morning (5am to 11am) because of showering and prepping for the day ahead.
It takes 520 million MWh of electricity per year to move, treat and heat water in the U.S. this is 13% of the total U.S. electrical consumption.
One egg has a water footprint of 53 gallons.
The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
On average, each American flushes 18.5 gal. of water down the toilet every day. More than any other uses like taking showers or washing dishes.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
One glass of milk has a water footprint of 52 gallons.
One ton of carbon dioxide pollution causes around $20 of damage to economies, ecosystems and human health.