Earths natural resources for 2017 are already in overdraft’

Did you know? Today is Earth Overshoot Day. Unlike Earth Day, however, it’s not an occasion to celebrate. This is because as of August 2, 2017, humans have officially used more natural resources than the Earth can replenish in one year. From now until the beginning of 2018, every natural resource used will be considered unsustainable.

The Global Footprint Network can be calculated by dividing the number of ecological resources which are produced annually by humanity’s ecological…


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