Together, China and India have 37 percent of the world's population, but are home to just 10.8 percent of the world's water.
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.
On average, one apple has a water footprint of 33 gallons.
It takes 3 liters of water to produce 1 liter of bottled water.
One pound of cheese has a water footprint of 600 gallons.
Corn accounts for 8 percent of global water use for crop production.
One slice of bread has a water footprint of 11 gallons.
The water footprint of a.5 liter soft drink is between 45 to 82 gallons.
Radioactive Bluefin Tuna, caught off California's coast had cesium-134 and cesium-137 in their systems.
65 percent of Americans say that there should be more regulation of fracking for natural gas.
One cup of coffee has a water footprint of 37 gallons.
Crop irrigation accounts for 31 percent of all freshwater withdrawals in the U.S.
The average cheese pizza has a water footprint of 333 gallons.
Waste generated by animal agriculture in the US has polluted over 35,000 miles of river in 22 states.
25 percent of all freshwater consumed in the US is associated with discarded food -- about as much as the volume of Lake Erie.