Our bodies are polluted by hundreds...
of chemicals that are not supposed to be there. The impact of pollution on human health is still unknown but we are beginning to understand how pollution affects humans.
USE OF CHEMICALS
Tons of pesticides usedWorldwide, this year
Tons of hazardous waste producedWorldwide, this year
Tons of bisphenol A producedWorldwide, this year
Kilograms of parabens producedGlobally, this year
Tons of PVC plastics producedWorldwide, this year
Tons of phthalates producedWorldwide, this year
Male semen quality compared to 100 in 1940In the Western world
Number of man-made chemicals on the marketRight now
New cases of cancerIn the world, so far this year
Way too many!
Number of boys born with deformed genitalsIn the world, this year
Number of birthsIn the world, this year
Number of chemicals tested for 'cocktail effects'In the world, ever!
Percent of men that are infertileIn the Western world, right now
Number of chemical contaminantsIn your body, right now
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