Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
About 29% of the total water footprint of the agricultural sector in the world is related to the production of animal products.
Irrigation-intensive agricultural diverts 70 percent of the world's available freshwater each year.
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.
A piece of A5 paper has a water footprint of 3 gallons, but amounts vary depending on wood.
Waste generated by animal agriculture in the US has polluted over 35,000 miles of river in 22 states.
A typical chocolate bar has a water footprint of 449 gallons.
30 percent of global freshwater is groundwater.
One glass of milk has a water footprint of 52 gallons.
More than 1,300 gallons are required to produce a 12oz steak.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.
A shower leaking just 10 drips per minute wastes 500 gallons of water per year. That's enough water to run your dishwasher every day for two months!
Nitric oxides are released from farms in large quantities due to manure application and are among the leading causes of acid rain.
20 percent of the Earth's surface water is in lakes.
Power plants in the US withdraw 143 billion gallons of fresh water every day; more than irrigation and 3 times that's used for public water supplies.