ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT1   Wali Memon
NATURE??2   Wali Memon
SILICA                              GOLD    BORON                     OIL                           LEAD           COPPER ...
4   Wali Memon                 NATURE??
COAL          OIL                         COTTON                         LATEX    LEATHER5     Wali Memon
NATURE??6   Wali Memon
RUBBER                        IRON                  OILBAUXITE ORE7    Wali Memon
Its all from nature    EVERYTHING we use comes from, and is returned to nature…    …but how much can      the Earth handle...
Definition: ecological footprint                            The amount of                            productive land      ...
What exactly is an ecological footprint?It is the IMPRINT we leave on the Earth when we use    land for:-    Food-    Ener...
What would beincluded in yourecologicalfootprint?11   Wali Memon
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So, how much land is there??                        Earth                  51 billion hectares13   Wali Memon
What is a hectare (ha)?                        •Unit of measurement                        •Commonly used for             ...
Earth                  51 billion hectares15   Wali Memon
PARTIAL LAND16   Wali Memon
PRODUCTIVE17   Wali Memon
Let’s Do the Math…     51 billion hectaresLAND:     18% of that is productive land     How many hectares of productive lan...
Not a whole lot of room!                           There are over 6 BILLION PEOPLE who                                    ...
- two cars                                 - 45 lights and 3 TVs                                 - heated swimming pool   ...
Not all Footprints are the same…  Every lifestyle has a different footprint,    and on average, so does every    country… ...
In Canada, our footprint is                                                    8.8 hectares                               ...
CanadaWhat ifeveryone livedas we do?   23   Wali Memon
24   Wali Memon
What if?25   Wali Memon
The planet mapped by footprint size  26   Wali Memon
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Footprint!

  1. 1. ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINT1 Wali Memon
  2. 2. NATURE??2 Wali Memon
  3. 3. SILICA GOLD BORON OIL LEAD COPPER COAL3 Wali Memon
  4. 4. 4 Wali Memon NATURE??
  5. 5. COAL OIL COTTON LATEX LEATHER5 Wali Memon
  6. 6. NATURE??6 Wali Memon
  7. 7. RUBBER IRON OILBAUXITE ORE7 Wali Memon
  8. 8. Its all from nature EVERYTHING we use comes from, and is returned to nature… …but how much can the Earth handle?8 Wali Memon
  9. 9. Definition: ecological footprint The amount of productive land needed to produce all of the things we use and all of the waste we create9 Wali Memon
  10. 10. What exactly is an ecological footprint?It is the IMPRINT we leave on the Earth when we use land for:- Food- Energy- Waste- Water- Transportation 10 Wali Memon
  11. 11. What would beincluded in yourecologicalfootprint?11 Wali Memon
  12. 12. 12 Wali Memon
  13. 13. So, how much land is there?? Earth 51 billion hectares13 Wali Memon
  14. 14. What is a hectare (ha)? •Unit of measurement •Commonly used for measuring land •100m x 100m •2.47 acres •Approximately one official soccer field14 Wali Memon
  15. 15. Earth 51 billion hectares15 Wali Memon
  16. 16. PARTIAL LAND16 Wali Memon
  17. 17. PRODUCTIVE17 Wali Memon
  18. 18. Let’s Do the Math… 51 billion hectaresLAND: 18% of that is productive land How many hectares of productive land?WATER: 5% of that is productive water How many hectares of productive water?18 Wali Memon
  19. 19. Not a whole lot of room! There are over 6 BILLION PEOPLE who live on the Earth That means there’s only 1.9 hectares available for each of us!!19 Wali Memon
  20. 20. - two cars - 45 lights and 3 TVs - heated swimming pool - grocery stores - two plane trips a year - weekly garbage pickup - no car - no electricity - markets for food - well for water - no car - no water - no electricity - live off the land 20 Wali MemonEvery lifestyle has a different footprint
  21. 21. Not all Footprints are the same… Every lifestyle has a different footprint, and on average, so does every country… United States Canada 10 HA 8.8 ha India Available 21 Wali Memon 0.5 ha 1.9 ha
  22. 22. In Canada, our footprint is 8.8 hectares per person That means we are using more land than is available to sustain our lifestyles22 Wali Memon
  23. 23. CanadaWhat ifeveryone livedas we do? 23 Wali Memon
  24. 24. 24 Wali Memon
  25. 25. What if?25 Wali Memon
  26. 26. The planet mapped by footprint size 26 Wali Memon
  27. 27. 27 Wali Memon

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