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Age of Awareness

The Alarming Rate We Consume Earth’s Resources

What Earth Overshoot Day means for all of us

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22 August 2020 was the Earth Overshoot Day for this year.

Calculated by the Global Footprint Network since 2006, Earth Overshoot Day is a date when we (meaning: humans) would have consumed all the “biological resources that Earth can renew during the entire year”.

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I write in order to process what I learn | Professional copywriter and web content creator | Interested in mental health, environment and all things science

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