Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth

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New Society Publishers, 1996 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
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Our Ecological Footprint presents an internationally-acclaimed tool for measuring and visualizing the resources required to sustain our households, communities, regions and nations, converting the seemingly complex concepts of carrying capacity, resource-use, waste-disposal and the like into a graphic form that everyone can grasp and use. An excellent handbook for community activists, planners, teachers, students and policy makers.

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User Review  - thatotter - LibraryThing

The Ecological Footprint concept is a good way to conceptualize one's consumption of the earth's resources, but somehow it seems a bit too basic and non-instructive to have practical use. Maybe there ... Read full review

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A short, very readable classic in environmental studies. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Mathis Wackernagel is currently the Executive Director of Global Footprint Network, and William Rees is the Chair of the School of Urban Planning and Regional Development at the University of British Columbia.