There is a major disconnect between the way the world operates and the way we perceive it to function. This growing disconnect has created greater troubles for the planet because we are clearly unaware of the scale and magnitude of our problems. There are several organizations around the world that are working hard to bridge the gap between ignorance and awareness, spending countless hours, manpower and resources to solve critical problems and provide the general public with vital insights about the condition of the world. Here is a list of 20 statistics compiled from trusted official sources that will shock you and make you worry about the state of our planet:
More than 80 percent of all human beings live on less than 10 dollars a day. Despite falling under this bracket, a lot of these people are not considered to be living under the poverty line.