Ecological Footprint

Unlike these imprints in the sand that can be washed away by wind or water, the global footprint of humanity is leaving deeper and more permanent changes to our planet.

Earth Overshoot Day 2019 was July 29, the earliest ever

Our data show that we use as much from nature as if we lived on 1.75 Earths, yet we only have one.” 

  • As of 2016, 86% of the world’s population lives in a country with an ecological deficit.
  • 71% of the world’s population lives in a country with an ecological deficit and below world-average income
How many Earth’s does your country require?
Ecological Footprint–2019 Number of Earths
1.75 Earths for all of us…

Ecological Footprint vs Per Capita Biocapacity (global hectares per person)
Ecological Footprint vs. Biocapacity (global hectares)

Visit the Footprint Network (see link above) for a wealth of information regarding footprint analysis.

Calculate your footprint here:

https://www.footprintcalculator.org/

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