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The Atlas presents Ecological Footprint and biocapacity results for more than 100 nations. It also explains the purpose behind Ecological Footprint Analysis, the research question it addresses, basic concepts and science underlying the Accounts, and the method used for calculating the results. It also describes ways Ecological Footprint Analysis is currently being applied in a variety of domains. For the technical reader, the Atlas includes more detailed notes about calculation of the results, explains recent advances to enhance the consistency, reliability and resolution of the National Footprint Accounts, and reviews the evolution of the National Footprint Accounts methodology.