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Transboundary Environmental Footprints of the Urban Food Supply Chain and Mitigation Strategies

Hu, Yuanchao; Cui, Shenghui; Bai, Xuemei; Zhu, Yong-Guan; Gao, Bing; Ramaswami, Anu; Tang, Jianxiong; Yang, Miaohong; Zhang, Qianhu; Huang, Yunfeng

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Food supply has been the central issue of human development for millennia and has become increasingly critical in an urbanizing world. However, the environmental footprints and associated mitigation strategies of food consumption have rarely been comprehensively characterized at urban or regional scales. Here, we analyze the water, carbon, reactive nitrogen, and phosphorus footprints of food consumption in Chinese urban regions and demonstrate how such information can help to formulate tailored...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/224457
Source: Environmental Science and Technology
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.0c01294

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