Issue Date: Aug 31, 2002
> People are using over 20 per cent more natural resources each year than can be regenerated. The ecological footprint of humankind is increasing. This overdraft will not last long.
Carry on stomping
In 1999, the Earth had 11.4 billion hectares of productive land and sea space, that is about 1.9 hectares of productive land per capita. Our global ecological footprint for that year, however, was 2.3 hectares per capita.