Waste > Food

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The Living Planet Report, released yesterday in Beijing by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), says in plain language that "people are turning resources into waste faster than nature can turn waste back into resources."

If everyone consumed as much energy, food and other resources as the average Canadian, humans would need more than four Earths to support their lavish lifestyle, says the report. Per person, Canada ranks fourth behind only the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Finland when it comes to using resources. To view the report, visit panda.org/livingplanet.