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Earth in the Balance

Posted by Geog on August 11, 2009 at 6:35 PM Comments 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:


Sources include:

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

Abortions: 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