How BIG Is Your Human Footprint

September 2010
National Geographic Explorer;Sep2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
The article offers information on human carbon footprint. It explains that human beings leave their footprint when they buy, use and throw away things. An illustration of how big a human footprint can be is given. The efforts adopted by a school in West Virginia, schools in Franklin County, Pennsylvania and in Oregon to minimize waste products are described. Tips how to reduce ecological impact are offered.


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