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Advancing the Science of Sustainability
Advancing the Science of Sustainability

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By Aug 2, we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. Pledge to #movethedate! http://buff.ly/2uAoF5F

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Support one planet prosperity by donating to Global Footprint Network for our exciting new Ecological Footprint Calculator (to be released by Earth Overshoot Day). #movethedate

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Past Earth Overshoot Days—as it was calculated that year and reported by the media at the time—are often compared to the current year's Overshoot Day. However, this in accurate and we explain why in this short blog post. #movethedate

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Fruits and vegetables, plus roots and tubers have the highest wastage rates of any food at 40-50%—30% for cereals, 35% for fish, 20% for oil seeds, meat and dairy. Pledge to take on food waste to help #movethedate of Overshoot Day!

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A true apples-to-apples comparison of Earth Overshoot Days can only be made using the same edition of the National Footprint Accounts. #movethedate

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It is inaccurate to simply look at media accounts from previous years to determine past Earth Overshoot Days. #movethedate

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About one third of the #food produced in the world for human consumption every year gets lost or wasted. How can you take on food waste in your daily life to help #movethedate?

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How will YOU #movethedate of Earth Overshoot Day? Choose one (or more) pledges to help create a sustainable future! buff.ly/2uLH3pw

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What can you do to help #movethedate of Overshoot Day?

First, make a pledge (or two) at .

Second, enter to win a GoPro camera by sharing a photo of yourself making good on your pledge on our #movethedate Map at http://buff.ly/2tVMYL5.

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With as much as 80% of the world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050, the global effort for sustainability will be won, or lost in the world’s cities. Find out more about your city's environmental policy and commitment and challenge your city leaders to help #movethedate. http://buff.ly/2sHe2xM
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