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Thursday, March 25, 2004

The ecological footprint of nations

A nonprofit group called 'Redefining Progress' has released an interesting overview of the concept of 'ecological footprint', a leading indicator of environmental sustainability. Its conclusions are grim: the world overuses the Earth's natural resources, by 15%.
Check out 'The Ecological Footprint of Nations' (*.pdf) and the organization itself, here.

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