How To Measure (and Reduce) Your Ecological Footprint

What is an ecological footprint, carbon footprint, environmental footprint, and how many planet Earths would we need, if everyone lived like you?

Waste Not Want Not: Twelve Rs Of Recycling

Here are Twelve Rs of recycling to help guide you on your way to cutting down on waste. It may seem a simple goal, but it can be eye opening, and have surprising repercussions in all aspects of your life.

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At Earth Rangers, we strive to understand the relationship between environmental concern and the rational feelings of worry, fear and even despair that kids (and adults!) often associate with the realities of issues like climate change and biodiversity loss. These...

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions

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What's your water footprint? It's the tap water and the virtual water used to produce your food, electricity, gas and home goods.

Top 5 Little Known Eco Footprint Facts

Everything we consume, be it a hamburger, or a webpage, places a certain amount of demand on the planet's natural resources. Taken together, all these things...

Environmental Footprint

Environmental footprints are quantitative measures showing the appropriation of natural resources by humans ( Hoekstra, 2008). Footprints are divided into environmental, economic, and social footprints, and combined environmental, social, and/or economic footprints (Čuček et al., 2012c). The concept of footprint originates from the idea of ecological footprint - EF (Fang et al., 2014) introduced by Rees (1992).

The Best Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint | Hot Mess 🌎

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Population and Energy Consumption

The poorest 10% accounted for just 0.5% and the wealthiest 10% accounted for 59% of all the consumption. The population is projected to increase by nearly 130 million people - the equivalent of adding another four states the size of California - by the year 2050.

Case Studies Archives - Global Footprint Network

Global Footprint Network worked with the Environmental Agency of the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of Slovenia Ministry for Environment and Spatial Planning to provide the first regional Ecological Footprint and biocapacity results for twelve statistical regions in Slovenia.... Read More

Another day, overshot to hell

This reminds me of tax freedom day, except the numbers are a lot fuzzier. Carsten Arnholm of Norway tips us to this website peddling this worrisome calculation. I fear and visualize there will be n…

WWF Footprint Calculator

The planet is in crisis - from climate change to the pollution in our oceans and devastation of our forests. It's up to all of us to fix it. Take your first step with our environmental footprint calculator.

Food and the Ecological Footprint

How much does food contribute to our Ecological Footprint? Did you know food recommended by nutritionists are also better for the planet? Find out what you c...

ecological footprint | Description, History, Importance, & Limitations

Ecological footprint, measure of the demands made by a person or group of people on global natural resources. It has become one of the most widely used measures of humanity’s effect upon the environment and has been used to highlight both the apparent unsustainability of current practices and global inequalities.

Emotional Permaculture: Design Your Inner Landscape

Procrastination, burnout, self-doubt, imposter syndrome, and overwhelm are all symptoms that you need to put some energy into designing your inner landscape.

What Can You Do About Climate Change? Experts Weigh In

A lot of people have been talking about the recent report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — which says in order to avoid some of the worst impacts to human health and the environment, we need to go to z