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Calgary

Calgary, the largest city in Alberta, Canada, was the first city to develop specific Ecological Footprint reduction targets. With a population of nearly 1.2 million, Calgary is located in the southern part of Alberta, nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at the confluence of the Bow and the Elbow Rivers. In 2005, Calgary... View Full Case Study

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In the past, seemingly unlimited resources fueled our economies. But humanity now demands over 50 percent more than what the planet can regenerate.

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