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THE WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE vital signs 2009 The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future vital signs 2009 Copyright © 2009 by Worldwatch Institute All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. VITAL SIGNS and WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE trademarks are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the Worldwatch Institute; of its directors, officers, or staff; or of any funders. ISBN: 978-1-878071-89-7 (13) Worldwatch Institute 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036 U.S.A. This book is printed on paper 50% recycled, including 25% post-consumer waste, FSC certified, and elemental chlorine-free. vital signs 2009 The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future WORLDWATCH INSTITUTE Alice McKeown, Project Director Erik Assadourian Zoë Chafe Amanda Chiu Hannah Doherty Robert Engelman Gary Gardner Brian Halweil Linda Starke, Editor Lyle Rosbotham, Designer Petra Löw Joe Monfort Michael Renner Jim Riccio James Russell Janet Sawin Nathan Swire Worldwatch Institute, Washington, DC Worldwatch Institute Board of Directors Tom Crain Chairman UNITED STATES Marcel Brenninkmeijer SWITZERLAND Ajit Nazre UNITED STATES Cathy Crain UNITED STATES Izaak van Melle THE NETHERLANDS Robert Friese Vice Chairman UNITED STATES James Dehlsen UNITED STATES Wren Wirth UNITED STATES Geeta B. Aiyer Treasurer UNITED STATES Ed Groark UNITED STATES Nancy Hitz Secretary UNITED STATES Satu Hassi FINLAND Emeritus: Øystein Dahle NORWAY Jerre Hitz UNITED STATES Abderrahman Khene ALGERIA Christopher Flavin President UNITED STATES Jeffrey Lipton UNITED STATES Andrew E. Rice UNITED STATES Ray Anderson UNITED STATES Akio Morishima JAPAN L. Russell Bennett UNITED STATES Samuel S. Myers UNITED
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