Image: front cover Buy Print Book Now
  •  CDN $17.95 
  •  USD $14.95 

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.

view author profile

view author profile

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.

You might also enjoy

i-Minds

i-Minds

How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing our Brains, our Behavior, and the Evolution of our Species

Many of us would no more go out without our cell phone than we would leave the house without clothes. We live our lives on social media, and PDAs, …

view title info
Culture Gap

Culture Gap

Towards a New World in the Yalakom Valley

Please Note: We cannot sell this book to customers in CANADA. For CANADIAN orders please www.newstarbooks.com

The time is the early 1980s. Judith …

view title info
Uprooting Racism - 4th Edition

Uprooting Racism - 4th Edition

How White People Can Work for Racial Justice

In 2016, the president-elect of the United States openly called for segregation and deportation based on race and religion. Meanwhile, inequalities …

view title info
Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making

Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making

The CODM Model for Facilitating Groups to Widespread Agreement

For any group or organization to function effectively, it must be able to make decisions well. Consensus-Oriented Decision-Making is the first book …

view title info
Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are …

view title info