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Ecological footprint

Measure of the resource use by a population within a defined area of land, including imported resources.Assessment of the ecological footprints of nation-states or other defined geographic areas reveals the true environmental impact of those states and their ability to survive on their own resources in the long term. It has emerged as the world’s premier measure of humanity’s demand on nature. It measures how much land and water area a human population requires to produce the resource it consumes and to absorb its wastes, using prevailing technology.
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The states with the smallest per-person Ecological Footprints are New York, Idaho, and Arkansas.
Lebanon suffers from many of the same problems as the rest of the region, which AFED's report "Surviving Options: Ecological Footprints in Arab Countries" said in general do not have enough natural resources to account for their impact on the environment.
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Esma undertook the initiative with various partners from the UAE's Ecological Footprint initiative.
We can reduce our ecological footprint by reducing carbon dioxide emissions, curbing deforestation and promoting sustainable agriculture.
The research for WWF's Ecological Footprint of British City Residents report showed, unsurprisingly, that richer cities consumed more and therefore had larger footprints.
Summary: The world is watching how effective the United Arab Emirates will be in overcoming the challenge of having one of the worst ecological footprints, construction industry executives were told today (Monday 24 November 2008).
Derek may have ranked a 10 on the movie screen, but her spurious advice on riving helps explain why the United States fell so low on the recently released Happy Planet Index (HPI), an indicator that measures a country's ecological footprint in combination with the general happiness of its citizens.
It should be reasonably clear from this argument that the present distribution of ecological footprints is unfair and needs correction.
The UAE currently has one of the highest ecological footprints per capita in the world, and "If everyone lived like we do, we would need 4.
Beginning on October 24th, the International Day of Climate Action, youth worldwide will be able to participate in two exciting initiatives designed to help them understand and reduce their ecological footprints.
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