Our Ecological Footprint: Reducing Human Impact on the Earth

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New Society Publishers, Jul 1, 1998 - Nature - 176 pages
An excellent handbook for community activists, planners, teachers, students and policy makers.

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User Review  - thatotter - LibraryThing

The Ecological Footprint concept is a good way to conceptualize one's consumption of the earth's resources, but somehow it seems a bit too basic and non-instructive to have practical use. Maybe there ... Read full review

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2010-2011 Environmental Science student:
This was overall more of a textbook than a story. While pointing out some interesting facts, it failed to keep my attention throughout what was a very long
200 pages. I did find some illustrations cool and they did help paint a picture, but I really did not enjoy reading this book. That being said, I think it was worth reading the book in the end just because I learned some very important things about the environment and about what needs to be done. So while I don't recommend this book I feel that topics it discussed were very important and worth reading for the class. 

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About the author (1998)

Mathis Wackernagel is currently the Executive Director of Global Footprint Network, and William Rees is the Chair of the School of Urban Planning and Regional Development at the University of British Columbia.