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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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    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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by VegaVixen View Post
    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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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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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    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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    Category Acres
    Code:
    • 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.



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