Here are some suggested steps that you can take to help #MoveTheDate of Earth Overshoot Day.


Join AELA’s “Let’s Talk About Consumption” workshop and publications series and complete the national survey that invites all Australians to share information about the initiatives and projects they’re working on, to reduce consumption and live within their ecological limits.

Use the power of art as a catalyst for public awareness and environmental change.

Blue Ventures works to rebuild tropical fisheries with coastal communities on the front line of many challenges including climate change and over consumption of limited resources. Take action to support our cross sectoral work in marine conservation or volunteer in Madagascar or Belize to see a very different side of life for yourself.

Volunteer to distribute Endangered Species Condoms and download resources to help start a conversation about how addressing population growth can help #MoveTheDate.


CARE’s response to climate change is rapidly growing to reflect the scope and severity of the challenge. Our overarching objectives are to empower poor and marginalised people to take action on climate change at all levels and to build knowledge for global change. See the climate reality of the communities we partner with and the work we do


Sign a climate petition that will be delivered at COP21 to world leaders to show the power of the environmental movement and the desire to move to 100% renewable energy.


Fledge welcomes volunteers and scholars to submit innovative ideas to increase action at the individual and community levels in India to reduce their National Ecological Footprint. The three best ideas will receive a commemorative certificate and a citation. Please write to


Support Plattform Footprint to convince the Austrian Government to pledge binding reductions for ecological footprint and CO2 emissions beyond 2020 and to start implementing the necessary measures immediately!

Learn more about how each minute, forest area the size of five soccer fields is illegally cleared to line our supermarket shelves with bread, cookies, margarine, and other consumer products.


Measure your personal Ecological Footprint with our online calculator (desktop only) and learn what you can do to reduce it. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on the latest news about the Ecological Footprint.


Join Global Population Speak Out and help raise awareness by distributing copies of our book Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot.


Apply for or partner on the Transformative Actions Program (TAP) and help cities and regions TAP their potential for action on climate change.


Ecuador is the only country in Latin America to calculate its National Footprint with official data and include this indicator within its development plan “National Plan for Good Living.” Discover how you can help reduce your Ecological Footprint through simple actions with “You can make the difference / A greener world depends on us.


Nature’s Reflection Photography aims to awaken your natural intelligence through the power of imagery that reclaims your connection to the natural world and inspires right action for planet and people. Celebrate and expand your inner natural wisdom by visiting Nature’s Reflection interactive photo gallery and bring imagery into your home that best reflects your wild spirit, so as to radiate the bold, beautiful, brilliant you out into your world.

Use the donation code: GFN2015 for any print purchases so 20% of net sales go directly to Global Footprint Network until the end of the year.


Learn about and teach sustainability with short and engaging animation videos.

Be responsible in your choice of packaging by looking for packaging material made from renewable resources.


Cut C02 emissions by walking, cycling or using public transport instead of the car or motorbike. Discover 365 different individual actions on our “Biodiversity is Us” application for smartphones and tablets.


Seize the biggest business opportunity for the foreseeable future, the transition to a low carbon economy. Join our Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi) and collaborate across industries to be part of the climate solution


Sign WWF’s letter to President Obama and tell him you support the Clean Power Plan and his recent efforts to address climate change.


WWF China: Calculate your personal footprint to learn how many Earths would be required to sustain your lifestyle. Participate in the sustainable consumption week, a campaign involving more than 600 stores in China August 4 to 18 that calls for more sustainable consumption to help reverse overshoot.