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Old 08-31-07, 11:48 AM   #1
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Ecological footprint

This is an interesting quiz that measures your ecological foot print. I thought it was kool and I wanted to see if anyone else from Foo wanted to take it and post their results. Test

CATEGORY___________ACRES
FOOD_________________2.2
MOBILITY______________0.7
SHELTER_______________4
GOODS/SERVICES_______3.2
TOTAL FOOTPRINT_______10
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Old 08-31-07, 11:50 AM   #2
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Based on this:What is your ecological footprint? I do not think anyone will partake.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Old 08-31-07, 12:00 PM   #3
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Well darn. Thanks for the link tho.
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Damn. Just wasted a few million trillion electrons in my CRT monitor looking at this redundant thread. I'm sure my ecological footprint just grew by a few acres.
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Damn. Just wasted a few million trillion electrons in my CRT monitor looking at this redundant thread. I'm sure my ecological footprint just grew by a few acres.
Oh noes! I'll go get another planet tho so it's ok
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Old 08-31-07, 12:12 PM   #6
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Im tired of the term "footprint"
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Whew! Dodged that ecobullet.
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I cut my feet off in protest. I now leave stump prints.
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Old 08-31-07, 03:26 PM   #9
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Even if everyone was a vegan living in a <500 sq. ft. green design residence with electric conservation, never use motorized transport, and all your food is locally grown and unpackaged, it still requires more than 1 earth to support everyone.

The only way I've gotten that quiz to say "one earth is enough to support everyone" is if we all lived 7 or more people to 500 square foot free standing homes without running water, never used any motorized transport, and ate only local vegan produce.
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Old 08-31-07, 03:59 PM   #10
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I wear size 10 shoes. Not all of the shoe is in contact with the earth when I do this. The footprint is even smaller on my bicycle.

That quiz is foolish.
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Old 08-31-07, 04:39 PM   #11
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Category Acres
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  • Food 2.7
  • Mobility 0.2
  • Shelter 1.7
  • Goods/services 1.2
  • Total Footprint 6


In Comparison, The Average Ecological Footprint In Your Country Is 24 Acres Per Person.

Worldwide, There Exist 4.5 Biologically Productive Acres Per Person.



If Everyone Lived Like You, We Would Need 1.3 Planets.
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