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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

Vancouver kicks off neighborhood Footprint campaign

This week, residents in three Vancouver neighborhoods start tracking their food consumption, waste patterns, and transportation habits for 14 days. They’ll repeat the same exercise one year from now. Their goal: reduce their Ecological Footprint by at least 15 percent... Read More