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Thank you for promoting Earth Overshoot Day! We’ve compiled the following resources to get you started. Check back often, because this page will be updated periodically with new images, graphics, and text for you to share through social media, newsletters, blog posts, and/or your organization’s website.

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We welcome the use of the infographics and Earth Overshoot Day logos below with the credit “Global Footprint Network www.footprintnetwork.org.” Please let us know how you use them to help promote Earth Overshoot Day by emailing media@footprintnetwork.org. To view or download an image, click one of the file size options below the image. Once the image is open, right click and choose save as image.

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Here’s how Earth Overshoot Day has changed over the last 50 years. http://bit.ly/2I3B7xD #MoveTheDate

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July 29 is Earth #OvershootDay. It would take 7.8 Japans to support the Japanese’s Ecological Footprint. It would take 5 Italys to meet the demand for natural resources of Italy residents. How does your country stack up? overshootday.org/how-many-countries #MoveTheDate

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July 29 is Earth #OvershootDay. If everyone lived like the average American, we would need 5 Earths to support their lifestyle. The average Russian, 3.4 Earths. And the average Brazilian, 1.8 Earths. If we #MoveTheDate by 6 days each year, we would be using just 1 Earth by 2050. overshootday.org/how-many-earths

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Getting food onto your plate requires fossil fuel energy. But how much? The answer depends on where you live. See how your country compares. https://bit.ly/2QcaUDq #MoveTheDate

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We are entering a ‘storm’ of #climatechange and resource constraints. The earlier we start preparing ourselves for this predictable future, the better positioned we will be. Are you game? https://bit.ly/3l6Uq05 #MoveTheDate

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Today is Earth #OvershootDay. For 100 days between today and @COP26, @endovershoot highlights actionable ways for each country, city, or business to ready themselves for the consequences of ecological overshoot. These responses also #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day. There’s no benefit in waiting any longer to act. 100daysofpossibility.org/ 

Today is Earth #OvershootDay. For 100 days between today and @COP26, @endovershoot highlights the players who are implementing creative, economically viable solutions to #MoveTheDate. 100daysofpossibility.org/ 

Wuppertal, Germany, converted a 23-km railroad line into a walking and cycling path. Did you know that replacing half of car-km by public transportation, biking & walking would #MoveTheDate of Earth #OvershootDay 13 days? Learn more bit.ly/2THS2BF #100DaysOfPossibility

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Reforesting 350 million hectares of forest would move the date of #EarthOvershootDay by 8 days. https://bit.ly/solution-planet
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If we reduce our Footprint from driving by 50% around the world and assume one-third of car miles are replaced by public transportation and the rest by biking and walking, #EarthOvershootDay would move back 13 days. https://bit.ly/solution-cities
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Reducing the carbon component of humanity’s Ecological Footprint by 50% would move #EarthOvershootDay by 93 days, or more than three months. https://bit.ly/solution-energy
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If we reduced global meat consumption by 50% and replaced these calories through a vegetarian diet, we would move #EarthOvershootDay 17 days (including 10 days from reduction of methane emissions). https://bit.ly/solution-food
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If we cut food waste in half worldwide, we would move #EarthOvershootDay 13 days. https://bit.ly/solution-food
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If every other family had one less child and motherhood was postponed by two years, by 2050 we would move #EarthOvershootDay 49 days. https://bit.ly/solution-population
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