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Why sustainability hinges on food choices

Understanding humanity’s approach to food (including production, consumption, and waste) is essential to designing global sustainability, argues Alessandro Galli, Global Footprint Network Senior Scientist and Director of the Mediterranean Program, in an article recently published by esglobal, the latest iteration... Read More

The Huge (or Tiny) Ecological Footprint of Cannabis

What is the Ecological Footprint of pot? Global Footprint Network tackled that question recently in an analysis of the Ecological Footprint of medical cannabis production in three locations—Colombia, Washington, and Colorado—for PharmaCielo, a Colombian medical cannabis producer headquartered in Canada.... Read More

Ecological Footprint Explorer Open Data Platform Launches

OAKLAND, CA, April 5, 2016—Ecological Footprint data for over 200 countries is now freely available, searchable and usable at Ecological Footprint Explorer, the new open data platform that Global Footprint Network launches on April 5 at data.footprintnetwork.org. By offering researchers,... Read More