Ecological Footprint

Three Visualizations of Footprint Trends, 1961-2014

We used the Google data platform to create visualizations of three trends from our new National Footprint and Biocapacity Accounts 2018 Edition, which launched Monday, April 9, in Europe and will launch Monday, April 16, in the United States. In... Read More

Has humanity’s Ecological Footprint reached its peak?

Humanity’s total Ecological Footprint—a measure of global demand for natural resources—remained virtually constant in 2014 compared to 2013, according to new data released by Global Footprint Network today at an event at Oxford University. In another positive sign, the global... Read More

5 Things you didn't know about Ireland

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! With Ireland on our minds, we wanted to share a few Footprint facts about the Emerald Isle. We would need 2.8 planets if everyone in the world used natural resources at the same rate as Ireland.... Read More

National Footprint Accounts

Global Footprint Network’s National Footprint Accounts provide a comprehensive way to understand the competing demands on our planet’s ecosystems.     Read More