Saturday, June 27, 2009

The Week In Green Numbers

£500 million

- estimated cost of a power-producing tidal barrage over the Solway Firth between Scotland and England


- number of people killed annually by exposure to pesticides and toxins


- increase in the organic health & beauty market in the UK in 2008

10 miles long, 2 miles wide & 130 feet deep

- size of just one migratory shoal of sardines, hotly pursued by thousands of dolphins, sharks and killer whales who think it is Christmas

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