Percentage of tomato varieties lost from 1903 to 1983 – 80.6
For every calorie of carrots flown into the UK from South Africa, 66 calories of fuel is used
IF Africa, East Asia, South Asia and Latin America were each to increase their share of world exports by one per cent, the resulting gains in income could lift 128 million people out of poverty.
Nearly 85% of all websites are in English. Yet less than 10% of people worldwide speak English
At the deepest point in the ocean the pressure is more than 8000 per square inch, or the equivalent of one person trying to support 50 jumbo jets
In 1994, out of a total of 17 different species of penguin, 5 were at risk. By 2001, that number was 10
Only 1% of the world's assets are in the name of women