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WWF Living Planet World Map of Ecological Footprints Shows Resource Consumers

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: • References: footprintnetwork.org & worldchanging
The WWF Living Planet World Map of Ecological Footprints confirms that Western civilization has a disproportionately heavy ecological footprint. It should come as no surprise that the United States has the biggest per capita footprint, but Canada and Australia aren’t too far behind.

The map is part of a Living Planet Report that asserts the planet’s resources are being used at an unsustainable rate of 1.5 times that of nature’s ability to keep up. The disturbing map of ecological footprints shows darker colors for higher footprints. Stats for Disturbing Maps Trending: Older & Warm
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