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Environmental Assessment and Management in the Food Industry by F Ziegler, J Berlin, U Sonesson

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Complexities in assessing the environmental impacts of livestock products

T.L.T. Nguyen, L. Mogensen and J.E. Hermansen,     Aarhus University, Denmark

N. Halberg,     International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (ICROFS), Denmark

Abstract:

Livestock systems are complex in a number of aspects, which is why it is not an easy task to assess associated environmental impacts. Some of the most important aspects are: (i) the way or the degree by which the rearing of the farm animals is integrated with the production of crops, (ii) the impact of different housing and feeding conditions, (iii) the multi-process and multi-product nature of livestock production systems, (iv) the interactions between livestock and land use, and (v) ...

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