Balance Earth’s “Eco Wealth” the Same Way as Finances, Group Says

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: October 13, 2006   View Article

By October 9 humans had already used more of Earth’s resources in 2006 than the planet can renew this year, according to an accounting tool that calculates our so-called ecological footprint.

The Ecological Footprint tool measures how much land and water area a population uses to produce the resources it consumes and to absorb its waste.

Related Posts

Back From the Dead: Why De-Extinction May Save Humanity

Parched California Braces for Drought Without End in Sight

Extremely rare orchid ‘rediscovered’ on a remote island

World’s most ‘irreplaceable’ protected areas identified

Saving most of Earth’s plants may take just a bit of land

© 2008-2010 Collected Writings By John Roach