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In one hour more sunlight falls on the earth than what is used by the entire population in one year.

One in four mammals is at risk of extinction – 78% of marine mammals are threatened by accidental deaths such as getting caught in fishing nets intended for other species.

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a swirling vortex of waste and debris in the Pacific Ocean. This area is twice the size of the continental US and is believed to hold almost 100 million tons of garbage.

One ton of carbon dioxide released into the air can be avoided by replacing 75-watt bulbs with energy efficient bulbs.

An automatic dishwasher uses less hot water than doing dishes by hand, an average of six gallons less per cycle, or over 2,000 gallons per year.

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