State of the Park

Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) © Keith O'Brien

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Housing Eco-Footprint

The Housing Eco-Footprint for Wales in 2008 was predicted to be 1.45 gha/capita4.

Both Conwy and Gwynedd are predicted to have a Housing Eco-Footprint of 128 – 1.33 gha/capita.

Source: Wales’ Ecological Footprint Scenarios to 2020. Stockholm Environment Institute 2008.

4 gha/capita: Footprint per capita is measured in global hectares. A global hectare is a hectare with world-average ability to produce resources and absorb wastes.