The Ecological Footprint of Modern Man

  • Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan
  • Igor E. Reyf


Timofeev-Resovsky’s trick question—The ecological footprint as a quantitative value of anthropogenic pressure—Ecological footprint and the one planet concept—“Eco-creditor” countries and “eco-debtor” countries—Urbanization and a growing ecological footprint—The megalopolis to decide humanity’s fate.


Ecological footprint Footprint calculators Global hectare One planet principles Ecological capacity BRICS development Ecological donors Ecological recipients Developing-world urbanization Slum urbanization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor I. Danilov-Danil’yan
    • 1
  • Igor E. Reyf
    • 2
  1. 1.Correspondent Member of Russian Academy of SciencesDirector of the Water Problems Institute of RASMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Freelance Journalist/WriterFrankfurt am MainGermany

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