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Paperback – 176 pages
6 Inches × 9 Inches (w × h)

Weight: 250 Grams
BISAC: SCIENCE / Environmental Science
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865713123
Pub. Date: 1996-01-01

About the Authors

Mathis Wackernagel

Mathis Wackernagel

is president of the Global Footprint Network and co-creator of the Ecological Footprint. He has worked on sustainability issues for government agencies, NGOs and businesses on all continents.

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Our Ecological Footprint

Reducing Human Impact on the Earth

by Mathis Wackernagel & William Rees



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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