Facts of Our World

By Dr. J. S. Chiappalone

  1. One third of all agricultural land on the planet has been lost, polluted or turned into desert.
  2. 50% of all the world’s forests have been destroyed in the last 50 years.
  3. Only 3% of the world’s water is fresh and all of it is polluted to a greater or lesser degree.
  4. The rapid depletion of the ozone layer — a 10% increase in the overall depletion from 1969 to 1991, leading to an increase in the Greenhouse effect.
  5. The effects of global warming are already here with a 1/2 degree increase already in the last 30 years. At this rate scientists predict that by the year 2030 whole pacific island nations will disappear under water.
  6. There will be more cyclones, blizzards, droughts and tidal waves, according to the scientists.
  7. Skin cancer is increasing at an alarming rate.
  8. The fish stock is diminishing.
  9. 35,000 people die each day of starvation.
  10. Frogs are disappearing worldwide.
The planet itself has been condemned. The mechanisms for causing this are many and varied but basically include–
  1. Gross dramatic changes in climate, economies, politics, geography, populations, resources, relationships…
  2. Nuclear wars
  3. Massive geographical catastrophes
  4. Widespread diseases
  5. Starvation on a world wide scale
  6. Financial, political and social collapse on all continents. World economic depression from which there will be no recovery will occur.