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Available in additional languages OAKLAND, CA, USA — JULY 23, 2019 — On July 29, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an... More ›
“COVID-19 teaches us that we are one biology. Hence our fates are intertwined. You protect everybody, by protecting yourself. The same holds true for climate and sustainability.” Who would have... More ›
Photo Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration By Prof. Pat Hanscom, Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D., David Lin, Ph.D., and Jenya Kirsch-Posner The devastating fires of the Black Summer of 2019-2020... More ›
“One planet” is not a metaphor; it is a description. It is not a goal, but rather a recognition of our context. It acknowledges that there is a limited ecological budget our planet makes available. Human demand (“Ecological Footprint”) now exceeds what the planet’s ecosystems can renew (“biocapacity”) by at least 56%. That’s why August...
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“HUMAN BEINGS have overrun the world.” So laments Sir David Attenborough, a world-famous nonagenarian naturalist, in his new film, “David Attenborough: A Life on our Planet”. The film charts the... More ›
Comemos em excesso, importamos demasiado e desperdiçamos muito. Tudo isso leva-nos a ultrapassar os limites da capacidade de regeneração dos recursos naturais do território e do mar que nos circunda.... More ›