Because we don't think about future
generations, they will never forget us.
Is the action of polluting especially by
environmental contamination with manmade waste; also: the condition of being
An estimated 1,000
children in India die every
day due to disease caused
by polluted water.
Polluted coastal water
costs the global economy
$12.8 billion a year in death
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we
borrow it from our children”. ~Native American
In China alone, 320 million people
are without access to clean
Approximately 46% of the lakes in America are too
polluted for fishing, aquatic life, or swimming.
• The amount of plastic waste has been increasing about
10% each year for the past 20 years
Each person in the U.S. produces about 4 pounds (2 kg) of
garbage a day.
GANGES POLLUTED RIVER
The Ganges River in India is one of the most polluted
rivers in the world. The pollution includes
sewage, trash, food, and animal remains. In some
places the Ganges is septic, and corpses of semicremated adults or enshrouded babies drift down the
Approximately 1/3 of male fish in British rivers are
in the process of changing sex due to pollution.
Also thousands of species are in extinction
because of the water pollution.
Over 1 million seabirds are
killed by plastic waste per year.
Over 100,000 sea mammals
and countless fish are killed per
year due to pollution.i
The pollution is usually much worse in developing countries compared
to developed countries, mostly because these countries lack basic
funds to tackle pollution
For every 1 million tons of oil that is shipped, about
1 ton is spilled
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all
breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we
are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy
• Most polluted city in the world
“BECAUSE NORMAL HUMAN ACTIVITY IS WORSE
FOR NATURE THAN THE GREATEST NUCLEAR
ACCIDENT IN HISTORY.”
― MARTIN CRUZ SMITH