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What's your ecological footprint?

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Yes my friends, everyone at one point at his/her life asks him/herself the question: "How many global hectares are needed to sustain my lifestyle?"
Well, now you can get an answer!
"The Global Footprint Network supports a sustainable economy by promoting the Ecological Footprint, a tool that makes sustainability measurable. We coordinate research and develop methodological standards so that decision makers have robust resource accounts to ensure that we live within the Earth's budget."

take the test: http://www.myfootprint.org

Here are my results:
CATEGORY GLOBAL HECTARES
FOOD 1.7
MOBILITY 0.1
SHELTER 0.6
GOODS/SERVICES 0.8
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 3.2

IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 4.8 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.
WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.
IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 1.8 PLANETS.

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CATEGORY  ACRES
FOOD 	        3.7
MOBILITY 	5.4
SHELTER 	7.9
GOODS/SERVICES 	9.1
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 26
IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 5.9 PLANETS.

lol

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Ha!

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 1.7 PLANETS.

I beat Scientist! Proof that I'm a better person than him.

This doesn't make me one of those eco-geeks does it...
If I had a car and a life, I'd probably score far higher :-(

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CATEGORY GLOBAL HECTARES

FOOD 1.4

MOBILITY 0.5

SHELTER 0.8

GOODS/SERVICES 1

TOTAL FOOTPRINT 3.7



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 5.3 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 2.1 PLANETS.


More to conquer. Sue me I eat a lot of meat.

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FOOD 1.2
MOBILITY 0.1
SHELTER 0.6
GOODS/SERVICES 0.5
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 2.4

IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 5.3 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.
WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 1.3 PLANETS.
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Heh.

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FOOD 1.9
MOBILITY 2.8
SHELTER 1.6
GOODS/SERVICES 3.3
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 9.6

IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 5.3 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 5.3 PLANETS.


oops

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FOOD 5.9
MOBILITY 2.2
SHELTER 4.2
GOODS/SERVICES 5.9
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 18



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.



IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 4.1 PLANETS.

Oh noes!

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CATEGORY ACRES
FOOD 6.9
MOBILITY 0
SHELTER 1.2
GOODS/SERVICES 1.2
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 9

IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 2.1 PLANETS.
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Pfft, I could abuse way more than that.

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CATEGORY ACRES
FOOD 5.9
MOBILITY 0.2
SHELTER 5.7
GOODS/SERVICES 5.4
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 17



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.



IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 3.9 PLANETS.

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CATEGORY GLOBAL HECTARES

FOOD 3.7

MOBILITY 0.2

SHELTER 1.3

GOODS/SERVICES 1.2

TOTAL FOOTPRINT 6.4



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 8.8 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.




IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 3.6 PLANETS. + 1 planet just for me!

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FOOD 5.7

MOBILITY 2.7

SHELTER 4.9

GOODS/SERVICES 6.9

TOTAL FOOTPRINT 20



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.

It said IF every one lived like me we would need 4.5 planets...just goes to show you that China has way to much people. ;)

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IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 9.5 PLANETS.

holy shit.

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CATEGORY ACRES

FOOD 6.9

MOBILITY 27.9

SHELTER 17.5

GOODS/SERVICES 51.6

TOTAL FOOTPRINT 104



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.




IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 23.4 PLANETS.




maybe I exaggerated a LITTLE bit

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CATEGORY GLOBAL HECTARES
FOOD 3.3
MOBILITY 0.3
SHELTER 0.9
GOODS/SERVICES 1.2
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 5.7



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 8.8 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.



IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 3.2 PLANETS.

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CATEGORY ACRES
FOOD 4
MOBILITY 0.2
SHELTER 2.2
GOODS/SERVICES 1.7
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 8

IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 1.8 PLANETS.



That last part shocked me a little bit, but it's nice to know that I'm not the most wasteful American in the world.

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CATEGORY ACRES
FOOD 4.7
MOBILITY 0.2
SHELTER 4.7
GOODS/SERVICES 4.4
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 14



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.



IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 3.2 PLANETS.

D'oh.

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FOOD 2.4
MOBILITY 0.1
SHELTER 1.5
GOODS/SERVICES 1.6
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 5.6



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 8.8 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.



IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 3.1 PLANETS.



The only thing creepy is to imagine all the population as Tourette syndrome (Because i got it!)

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CATEGORY ACRES

FOOD 4.2

MOBILITY 0.5

SHELTER 4

GOODS/SERVICES 3

TOTAL FOOTPRINT 12



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.

So give me my own planet already, damn.

-E

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FOOD 3.2
MOBILITY 0.2
SHELTER 3.5
GOODS/SERVICES 3.5
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 10



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.



IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 2.3 PLANETS.

I don't think I'm too bad.

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FOOD 6.9
MOBILITY 28.9
SHELTER 1
GOODS/SERVICES 33.8
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 71



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.



IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 15.9 PLANETS.

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CATEGORY GLOBAL HECTARES

FOOD 1.6

MOBILITY 0.6

SHELTER 0.7

GOODS/SERVICES 1

TOTAL FOOTPRINT 3.9



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 5.3 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.




IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 2.2 PLANETS

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CATEGORY GLOBAL HECTARES
FOOD 1.5
MOBILITY 0.3
SHELTER 0.9
GOODS/SERVICES 1.3
TOTAL FOOTPRINT 4



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 4.8 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.



IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 2.2 PLANETS.

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Spike said:

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 1.3 PLANETS.


Still in teh lead.

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FOOD 4.2

MOBILITY 0.7

SHELTER 2.7

GOODS/SERVICES 2.5

TOTAL FOOTPRINT 10

IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 24 ACRES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 4.5 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE ACRES PER PERSON.

IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 2.3 PLANETS

Well, at least I'm not the worst. Damn me and my packaged foods!

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IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 7.6 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

That's not too bad... :/

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I descided to make a bigger footprint, Step one, removing exhaust system from rx-7, step 2, dont recycle, step 3, have tire burning parties every day!

Fuck people 100 years from now, well all be dead.

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Tree-hugging time...

CATEGORY GLOBAL HECTARES

FOOD 0.5

MOBILITY 0

SHELTER 0.4

GOODS/SERVICES 0.2

TOTAL FOOTPRINT 1.1



IN COMPARISON, THE AVERAGE ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT IN YOUR COUNTRY IS 5.3 GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.

WORLDWIDE, THERE EXIST 1.8 BIOLOGICALLY PRODUCTIVE GLOBAL HECTARES PER PERSON.




IF EVERYONE LIVED LIKE YOU, WE WOULD NEED 1.0 PLANETS

the computer that Iam using is solar powered :p


on the subject of "being green" does anyone remember that boycott esso campaign?

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