Living Planet Report 2012
“We’ve entered the era of the global auction,” said Global Footprint Network President Dr. Mathis Wackernagel, “where nations are forced to compete fiercely for more expensive and less abundant resources. It’s in their own self‐interest to preserve and restore the natural assets they have within their borders and avoid ecological deficit spending. In a resource‐constrained world, such spending will become an ever‐more challenging economic burden.”
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The 2012 edition of the Living Planet Report was launched on May 15th from the International Space Station by ESA astronaut André Kuipers from his European Space Agency mission.