A measure of how much biologically productive land and water area an individual, population or activity requires to produce all the resources it consumes and to absorb the waste it generates using prevailing technology and resource management practices.
Ecological-footprint Sentence Examples
You can reduce your ecological footprint by using less material goods.
Organic farms leave a much softer ecological footprint in terms of runoff damage to the surrounding areas.
The global Ecological Footprint was 13.5 billion global hectares in 2001, or 2.2 global hectares per person.