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Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth


An excellent handbook for community activists, planners, teachers, students and policy makers.
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An excellent handbook for community activists, planners, teachers, students and policy makers.
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Ester Barbara van der Voet
In all, Our Ecological Footprint is recommended reading for professionals in the field of environmental analysis as well as interested people with other backgrounds. The approach is brought forward in a convincing and easily readable manner. I am looking forward to further publications in this field, and especially to the scientific discussions resulting in a further elaboration and operationalization of the Ecological Footprint Analysis to a sound methodology.
—Ester van der Voet, Journal of Industrial Ecology
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865713123
  • Publisher: New Society Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/1/1998
  • Series: New Catalyst Bioregional Series
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 709,806
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Ecological Footprints for Beginners 7
2 Footprints and Sustainability 31
3 Fun with Footprints: Methods & Real-World Applications 61
4 The Search for Sustainability Strategies 125
5 Avoiding Overshoot: A Summary 149
Glossary 158
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