DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.08.003
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Roberto Capone, Nicola Lamaddalena, Lamberto Lamberti, Abderraouf Elferchichi, Hamid El Bilali

Abstract: Sustainability of food systems and diets is not simply related to health concerns as it also involves environmental impacts. In fact, diets are major players in biodiversity erosion, natural resources degradation, climate change, etc.. The paper aims at analysing the main environmental impacts of the Mediterranean food consumption patterns on land and water resources and biodiversity. It provides a review on water and land resources and biodiversity in the Mediterranean and an analysis of the livestock sector …

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