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This two-minute sound segment discusses the concept of your ecological footprint. This is the amount of nature it takes to support your lifestyle. The speaker explains that if we divide up the total ecologically productive space on the planet by the number of people, what we get is five acres per person. In the United States, on average, we use about twenty-five to thirty acres per person to provide all of our services. This site is from an archive of a daily radio program called Pulse of the Planet, which provides its listeners with a portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound. The site also provides a written transcript of the broadcast.

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    Grade 6,NSDL,Grade 8,Grade 9,Conservation,Space Science,Renewable resources,Social Sciences,Grade 7,Humans and the environment,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184328601T,Informal Education,Middle School,Earth and space science,Earth materials,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Nonrenewable resources,Personal and social issues,Technology,Geoscience

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