Ecological Debt: Are We Using More than Nature Can Provide?

What happens if we extract too much from our environment? The consequences could include hotter temperatures, limited drinking water, and less-fertile farm land. National Geographic has created interactive maps to show which U.S. states have fallen into ecological “debt” because their population is consuming more food, water, and electricity than nature can provide. Find out how your state ranks here!


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