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THE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT OF CAMPO GRANDE THIS REPORT HAS BEEN PRODUCED WITH THE COLLABORATION OF In the mid-1980s, humanity began consuming more than the planet naturally had to offer and has been consuming above the necessary one-planet level ever since. Predictions for the year 2050 suggest that, if we carry on like this, we will need two planets to maintain our consumption patterns. Currently the world average for the Ecological Footprint is 2.7 global hectares per person while the available biocapacity for each human being is only 1.8 global hectares. MOBILISATION ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT The average Ecological Footprint of an inhabitant of Campo Grande inhabitant is 3.14 global hectares. If everyone in the world were to consume as Campo Grande dwellers do, almost two planets would be needed to keep up their style of living. The Brazilian Ecological Footprint is 2.9 global hectares per person, showing that the Brazilian’s average consumption of ecological resources is close to the global Ecological Footprint value. BR Why we are here to halt environmental degradation on the Planet and construct a future where human beings live in harmony with Nature. The footprint calculation is a tool to improve public administration, and mobilise the general public to review its consumer habits and choose more sustainable products, while at the same time establishing a dialogue with businessman, encouraging them to improve their production chains. ® “WWF” is a registered trade mark of the WWF Network WWF Brasil, SHIS EQ. QL 6/8 Conjunto “E” 71620-430, Brasília-DF — Tel. +55 61 3364-7400 WWF.ORG © 1986 WWF Panda Symbol A PEGADA ECOLÓGICA DE CAMPO GRANDE E A FAMÍLIA DE PEGADAS OVERLOAD A PEGADA ECOLÓGICA DE CAMPO GRANDE E A FAMÍLIA DE PEGADAS BIOCAPACITY X CONSUMPTION REPORT BR 2012 The Ecological Footprint of Campo Grande and its footprint family

Campo Grande Ecological Footprint 2012

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