Ruminations of an Earthling who studies the Earth...
|Posted by Geog on August 11, 2009 at 6:35 PM||comments (0)|
Wow - here's an eye-opener that should make you think a bit about YOUR place on Planet Earth...
A real-time ticker of the status of the Earth:
These stats may be verified at the listed websites.
World Population: US Census Bureau
Population growth rate: CIA World Factbook
Prison Population: UK Homeoffice
Divorces (US Only): Wikipedia
US Illegal Immigration: Wikipedia
Mothers dying during botched abortions: World Health Organization
HIV infection: Avert
Cancer incidence: UICC
Earth Temp: Wikipedia
Species Extinct: National Wildlife Federation
Oil Production: CIA World Factbook
Cars produced: Mation Master
Bicycle Production: Earth Policy
Computer production: Top Secret
Death stats: World Health Organization