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How Portugal’s birthplace has embraced the Ecological Footprint

[Read in Portuguese] The city of Guimarães is the cradle of Portugal. Nestled in the north of the country, Guimarães became the first capital of Portugal in the 12th century and was selected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. It was also designated as the European Capital of Culture for 2012, among other... View Full Blog

Country Overshoot Days

A country’s overshoot day is the date that Earth Overshoot Day would fall if all of humanity consumed like the people in this country.

Country Overshoot Days are calculated with Global Footprint Network’s National Footprint Accounts. More ›

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