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Wackernagel to discuss ecological footprint concept

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Dr. Mathias Wackernagel will discuss Whistler’s ecological footprint at an open forum at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler from 7:30 p.m. this Sunday (Jan. 13 th ). The presentation is free.

His lecture is the third in a series of world-renowned speakers presented through the Leadership through Sustainable Innovation series of the Early Adopters of the Natural Step framework.

Internationally recognized for his ground-breaking environmental work, Wackernagel is the co-founder of the "Ecological Footprint" concept, which is used as a measurement of environmental sustainability.

He has author or contributed to over two dozen academic articles and co-authored various books that focus on the question of embracing limits and developing indicators to assess sustainability.

The next speaker in the series will be Janine Benyus. She will discuss Biomimicry – lessons from nature. The date and time will be announced shortly.

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