United States of America's Footprint
1961-2003

United States of America footprint and biocapacity
 

Figure 1 tracks, in absolute terms, the average per person resource demand (Ecological Footprint) and per person resource supply (Biocapacity) in United States of America over a 43-year period. Biocapacity varies each year with ecosystem management, agricultural practices (such as fertilizer use and irrigation), ecosystem degradation, and weather.

 

 


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United States of America footprint by component
 

Figure 2 shows the components of the average per person Ecological Footprint in United States of America over a 43-year period.
 

 

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Last Updated: 11/01/2006


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