Publications - Environmental Impact

Food production can impact water resources through unsustainable withdrawals, namely water withdrawal happens at faster rates than natural resources renewability. Locally, this may generate water stress situations: a strong pressure on the hydrological cycle occurs for which depletion of the resources is determined. Here's how we proposed to measure these impacts.

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Water Debt Indicator Reveals where Agricultural Water Use Exceeds Sustainable Levels

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The Globalization of Riverine Environmental Resources through the Food Trade

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The Environmental Cost of a Reference Withdrawal from Surface Waters: Definition and Geography

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