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‪Earth Overshoot Day 2017 is August 2, the earliest date since ecological overshoot began in the 1970s. #movethedate

‪Cutting the carbon component of the global Ecological Footprint in half would #movethedate of Overshoot Day by 89 days.

‪If we cut food waste in half worldwide, we would #movethedate of Overshoot Day by 11 days.

Empowering women and girls results in greater gender equality and reduces population growth. If every other family in the world had one less child, we would #movethedate of Overshoot Day by 30 days by 2050.

‪If we reduced our driving by half around the world, and opt for walking, biking, or taking public transit instead, we would #movethedate of Overshoot Day by 10 days.

How many Earths would we need if everyone in the world lived the average lifestyle in your country? #movethedate

How many countries are required to meet the demands of its citizens? #movethedate


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Is your country an ecological creditor or debtor? Watch as the map displays the changes from 1961 to 2012. #overshoot


Did you ‪‎pledge to help #movethedate of Overshoot Day? Now share a photo fulfilling your pledge & be entered to win a GoPro camera!


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

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

Enter to win a GoPro by sharing a photo of yourself making good on your pledge on the #movethedate map.