More than five billion pounds of pesticides are used each year worldwide. More than half are used by farmers, causing 25 million pesticide poisonings each year.
More than 1.6 million trees are cut down every day to fuel the tobacco industry. Burning wood is used to dry the tobacco leaves. On average, one tree is cut down for every 300 cigarettes.
It's estimated that over 700 million gallons of oil are dumped into the oceans each year.