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Global Footprint Network is an international think tank working to advance sustainability through use of the Ecological Footprint, a resource accounting tool that measures how much nature we have, and how much we use. This tool is unique in making overshoot measurable – through detailed resource accounts for nations, cities and individuals. By working with governments, investors and opinion leaders we demonstrate the advantages of making ecological limits central to decision-making. During our 10-year history, we’ve engaged with 57 national governments on six continents with one overarching goal: that all people live well, within the means of one planet.

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Tracking Earth's Limits in a World of Ecological Overshoot

(2) Comments | Posted October 23, 2013 | 2:58 PM

How much productive land and sea area does it take to support your lifestyle?

Most Americans might be surprised to discover that it would take the ecosystems of 1.9 United States to regenerate the ecological resources U.S. residents use annually. Were Italy's residents to use ecological resources produced solely within...

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