WEBINAR: Choosing Our Future By Design Not Disaster

On 22nd August, the world marks Earth Overshoot Day – the day when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that period. Over 80 countries marked Earth Overshoot Day last... Read More

What COVID-19 teaches us about resource security

When hospitals in a high-income country like Italy quickly became overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients last February and as tensions were mounting over a shortage of sanitary masks with neighboring European countries like France, many of us suddenly encountered what our... Read More

How will COVID-19 affect the date of Earth Overshoot Day 2020?

Humanity’s efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, and the resulting economic slowdown, have reduced humanity’s Footprint. However, this is a far cry from the intentional changes we strive for. At Global Footprint Network, we envision a world where humanity transitions... Read More

The Fish Game and other fun online educational resources

Image from Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education Are you sheltering-and-educating-in-place due to COVID-19? We know this can be a challenging time trying to keep our lives together while, quite literally, saving the world from the confines of our homes. We... Read More

Le Jour du Dérèglement nous met-t-il sur la bonne piste ?

par Mathis Wackernagel, fondateur et President, Global Footprint Network Mathis Wackernagel Les Français ont désormais l’habitude. Chaque année à une date précise, les habitants de la planète sont informés qu’ils ont dépassé le budget écologique pour l’année. C’est le Jour... Read More

Ecotourism Footprint Calculator launches today

Riding horses in Camargue, France OAKLAND, CA, USA — OCTOBER 22, 2019 — Protected Areas and tour operators can now use an industry-specific online calculator to assess and manage the Ecological Footprint of ecotourism packages. Unveiled today at an event... Read More