1. What three things did you learn from this exercise?
First, during the exercise, I have learned that the nature resources are limit, and most of products in our daily life were made by nature resources. For example, paper which we used everyday were made of woods, and most of furniture were made of woods too.
Second, I learned that there is a increasing number of the consumption of nature resources. All of developed countries have a problem that over-using the nature resources. Last, nature resources are not infinite, ...view middle of the document...
Before that, I usually throw the paper which I did not use the both side of it. And I always buy something which I do not have to buy it in supermarket. When I learned this class, I need to change some bad habits in my daily life. If everyone can do some activities for protect the nature resources, the world will be better.
3. How would your ecological footprint be different if you lived in a less industrialized country?
If I live in a less industrialized, the market will have less kinds of products. And the number of cars on the road will less than developed countries. Also, I will buy bus or just walk to a place, it will protect the environment better. The purchasing will lower that others. So it will affect the ecological footprint.
4. How would your ecological footprint be different if you ate a vegetarian diet or a vegan diet?
5. How would your ecological footprint be different if you ate a lot more beef at every meal?
6. Go back to the Ecological Footprint website, and change some of your responses. Try at least three changes. Which factors most affect your ecological footprint?
7. What three things could you do in your own life to reduce your ecological footprint?