Anth Hwk 2 - needed to sustain my lifestyle, number of...

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Amrita Solanky Megan Styles Anthropology 210 Homework 2: Ecological Footprint 1. According to the authors of the website, the purpose of the ecological footprint analysis is to educate people on the effect that they are having on the environment, and by doing so becoming more proactive against ecological damage. 2. According to the bar graph at the bottom of the page, the top two regions for ‘Global Hectares per Person’ are North America and Latin America. However, the two regions with the largest population sizes are Asia and Africa. 3. In Footprint size, the contribution of the croplands has decreased, while the Carbon footprint has increased from 1961 to 2001. 4. a. My footprint has been divided into four categories: number of earths
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Unformatted text preview: needed to sustain my lifestyle, number of acres to sustain my lifestyle, breakdown of ecological footprint, ways to reduce my footprint. b. c. I think that putting solar panels on my house would drastically reduce the size of my carbon footprint because electricity is one of the biggest utilities I use. 5. Ecological Footprint of Nations: a. The top three nations in terms of total FP are: UAE, Kuwait and USA b. The Bottom three are: Mozambique (1.49), Cambodia (1.51), and Burundi (1.50) c. It surprised me to see that the US has a relatively low biological capacity, despite leaving such a large footprint....
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