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SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENT

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10% of the world’s forests are now protected areas. This is the size of India
15
Deforestation is the cause of 15% of carbon emissions
22
Amazon's trees and plants provide 22% of the world’s oxygen
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30% of the worlds surface is devoted to livestock and the food that supports it
30
We recycle only 30% of our resources
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35% of the world’s aquifers is being over-exploited
50
50% of all Trees did humans cut down since appearing on this planet (3 Trillion)
70%
70% of sold Antibiotics are used for livestock

ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INNOVATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY

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Age of small-scale Business owners

  • 50-88
  • 35-49
  • <35

Leading causes of small business failure

  • Incompetence
  • lack of managerial experience
  • Catchall category (includes neglect, fraud, and disaster)
  • Lack of experiences in line of goods or services
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40% of small businesses are profitable
50
50% of small businesses fail in the first 4 years
69
69% of Entrepreneurs start their Business at home
77
77% of new Businesses rely on personal savings

CLIMATE CHANGE AND CATASTROPHES

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CO2 levels 30% higher than at any time in the last 65,000 years
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over 40 years the ice in all regions of the Arctic Ocean declined by 40%
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Plastic will outnumber fish in the oceans until 2050
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50% of the worlds rivers are seriously polluted
66
66% of Earth's Ozone layer will disappear by 2100
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65% of all species will go extinct until end of this century
75
75% of all sea-life vanished in the last 40 years
98
98% of our fresh foods contain dangerous chemicals

HEALTH EDUCATION SOCIETY & CULTURE

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3.5
3.5 % renewable energy use world wide
Terrajoules
500 million terrajoules energy consumption / year
Liters
11,000 liters of inhaled air per day/person
Slaves
30 Million humans in slave labor
Minutes
Sun energy reaches the world to power entire civilization - 71min
pounds
5,6 billion pounds of pesticides used every year
Food Waste
1,3 Billion Tons of food waste every year
Species
16,306 of endangered species

Science, Philosophy and Psycology

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0.6 People are the average readers of a scientific paper
50
50% Human DNA shared with Bananas
Seconds
An blood cell needst 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body
5 x
The average person walks the equivalent of five times around the world in a lifetime
8 x
more atoms in a teaspoon water than teaspoons of water in the ocean
10 x
The human body carries 10 x more bacterias than human cells
17 x
The DNA in an person’s body can stretch from sun to Pluto 17 times
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