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The Human Footprint Index Graphics

• April 07, 2009 • 3:25 PM

The Human Footprint Index, from the Last of the Wild data set, expresses as a percentage the relative human influence in each terrestrial biome. Its values range from zero to 100, with a value of zero representing the least influenced, or ‘most wild,’ and a value of 100 representing the most influenced, or ‘least wild,’ part of the biome.

Here are the Human Footprint Index graphics:


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