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Jun 26, 2019, 06:05 ET Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29, the earliest ever

On July 29, humanity will have used nature's resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international...


Jul 23, 2018, 01:44 ET Earth Overshoot Day 2018 is August 1

On August 1, Earth Overshoot Day will mark the date when humanity's annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth's ecosystems can renew this whole...


Jun 14, 2018, 09:11 ET Earth Overshoot Day 2018 is August 1, the earliest date ever

On August 1, humanity will use nature's resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, a research organization that...


Aug 01, 2017, 08:07 ET On Earth Overshoot Day (August 2), calculate your own Overshoot Day and #movethedate

Global Footprint Network, an international research organization, is marking Earth Overshoot Day with the launch of a new mobile-friendly Footprint...


Jul 14, 2015, 09:20 ET Today is the Ecological Deficit Day for the United States

Today marks the date the United States has busted its annual ecological budget, utilizing more resources and services than U.S. ecosystems can...


Mar 10, 2011, 07:59 ET Top Environmental Prize Honors Ecological Footprint Pioneer

(http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Dr. Mathis Wackernagel, pioneer of the Ecological Footprint research method, is among five recipients of this year's...


Apr 29, 2010, 03:43 ET World Governments Fail to Deliver on 2010 Biodiversity Target

(http://www.myprgenie.com) -- World leaders have failed to deliver on commitments made in 2002 to reduce the global rate of biodiversity loss by...