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Humans use as much ecological resources as if we lived on 1.75 Earths. The Ecological Footprint is the only metric that compares the resource demand of individuals, governments, and businesses against what Earth can renew.

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Sustainable Coastal and Maritime Tourism to Tackle Environmental and Development Challenges in the Mediterranean Region

In the framework of the COP 21 of Barcelona Convention (Naples, Italy, 2-5 December 2019), Global Footprint Network co-organizes with Eco-union, IUCN-Med, Plan Bleu, and the French Ministry for Ecological Transition, a side-event on “Sustainable Coastal and Maritime Tourism to Tackle Environmental and Development Challenges in the Mediterranean Region.” The side-event will be held on... View Full Event

Solutions to #MoveTheDate

Global Footprint Network is unveiling something new!

We’re excited to invite you to explore and populate our new solutions platform, developed with the support of our Czech partner Mapotic.

Effective solutions to #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day already exist in abundance. We believe it is possible to accelerate their implementation in the real world. How? By sharing knowledge of what works and bringing people together.

How Many Earths?

How many Earths do we need if the world's population lived like...

Dive into our FREE downloadable data file to find out and learn more about your country's Ecological Footprint and biocapacity! More ›

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