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The Dead Sea

Jordan seeks co-operation with Israel to save the Dead Sea Despite regional tension, Jordan is seeking to revive co-operation with Israel on a project to boost the receding water level of the Dead Sea, the lowest point on earth, officials… read more

In memoriam Johan van Es

In the morning of April 30th Johan van Es died. He has given an very valuable contribution to the project of Sustainable Footprint. He was ill and knew he would not live much longer, but he wanted to use his… read more

The sustainable footprint project in Indonesia

Working on environmental education and sustainability education, E-linQ has been cooperating with friends in Indonesia for a long time. In Indonesia most people are not very interested in conservation and sustainability. But in many places groups are active in NGO’s… read more

The Footprint of Europe

EUROPE 2005 REPORT At the European Parliament today, WWF and Global Footprint Network launched EUROPE 2005: The Ecological Footprint, a report showing that Europe uses 20 percent of the biosphere’s services to serve seven percent of the world’s population –… read more

Today is Earth Overshoot Day

Unlike governments, nature doesn’t do bailouts. Yet as of today, humanity will have placed more demand on ecological services – from filtering CO2 to producing food, fiber and timber– than nature can provide in this year, according to Global Footprint… read more