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10 FACTS YOU DID
NOT KNOW ABOUT
Pollution   

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14 billion pounds (6B Kg.) of garbage are dumped into the ocean every year. Most of it is plastic.
Americans make up 5% of the world's population, and yet, produce 30% of the world's waste and use 25% of the world's resources.
For every 1 million tons of oil shipped, about 1 ton is spilled.
Almost a third of San Francisco's air pollution comes from China.
A child dies
every 8 seconds
from
contaminated water.
Breathing the air of Beijing has the same health risks as smoking 21 cigarettes a day.
1 in every 8 deaths on earth are linked to air pollution, a study says.
3.4 million people
die
each year from
water-related causes.
Nearly 700 million Chinese people
drink contaminated water.
Breathing the air in Mumbai, India, for just one day is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes.
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