Humanity over the last 50 years destroyed 90% of the world reserves of large fish
22 percent of known fishing areas of the ocean were absolutely exhausted or overwhelmed overzealous exploitation, and another 44 percent were on the verge of exhaustion.
Catching edible species of fish, we annually throw away from the networks back into the sea 27 million tons of other animals — usually in a viable condition.
The seabed in many areas of the ocean so plow trawls that on it there can not live.
Over the past 50 years, humans have destroyed 70% of the world's forests
About 30% still left on Earth forests are fragmented into pieces and degraded, and deforestation continues at a rate of 50 square miles per year.
More than 45 thousand lakes
Annually chemical industry lets out more than hundred million tons of 70 000 various organic compounds, and annually to the assortment added about a thousand new substances. Only a small fraction of these chemicals is thoroughly checked for harmlessness for man and environment
Over the last 50 years destroyed a quarter of all bird species, 11 percent of the rest are on the verge of extinction. Extinction, moreover, threatens 18 percent of all mammal species, 5% of fishes and 8% of plant species.
Coral reefs, the most diverse of aquatic systems on Earth, suffer from exhaustion of fish stocks, pollution, epidemic diseases and growth of temperatures.
A total of 30% of all known resources of the planet depleted, meanwhile the world population is steadily growing... posted
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