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Measure what you treasure

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 Earth's capacity for biological regeneration.

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EUSTEPs Massive Open Online Course tutored session

The partners of the ERASMUS+-funded EUSTEPs project invite you to join the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) tutored session Sustainability and Ecological Footprint: From Theory to Practice online from May 16 to July 3, 2022. This MOOC aims to introduce participants to the concepts of sustainability and Ecological Footprint, as well as to the main... View Full Event

How Many Earths?

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

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

The Stockholm Syndrome

What does the Stockholm syndrome have to do with resource security? Read on! 50 years ago, from June 5–16, 1972,...   More ›

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