Untreated human and industrial waste pollutes water bodies, posing threats to both human health and wildlife.
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Forests act as a carbon sink, absorbing about 7.6 billion metric tonnes of CO2 each year.
Carbon capture prevents carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere whereas carbon sequestration stores atmospheric CO2.
Brushing your teeth with the water running can consume approximately 4 gallons of water.
CCS projects claim a 90% cut in CO2 emissions but usually capture just 7%, sometimes even raising emissions to boost oil production.
Depending on factors like material and sunlight exposure, plastic decomposition takes about 20 to 500 years, which leads to adverse water pollution.
98% of Earth’s available freshwater is in the form of groundwater, and it is depleting day by day due to global warming and deforestation.
An average person eats about 70,000 microplastics each year, which can cause health problems such as inflammation, hormonal imbalance, and toxicity.
Exposure to loud sounds affects around 30 million people in the U.S., leading to health issues, while up to 19% of workers acquires hearing impairment.
Around 40% of the world’s waste is thrown into landfills, affecting millions of people.
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