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WHAT IS AN ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT?
An environmental footprint is the trace left by human activity on natural ecosystems.
To calculate it, we take into account the earth’s surface and the quantity of water required to produce the resources that we are consuming, to absorb the waste that is being generated and to offset the subsequent environmental disturbances.
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In short, it expresses in hectares the quantity of natural resources we, as human beings, are extracting from the earth to sustain our way of life.
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