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Cover for Nutritional indicators to assess the sustainability of the Mediterranean diet.

There is increasing evidence of the multiple effects of diets on public health nutrition, society and environment. Sustainability and food security are closely inter-related. The traditional Mediterranean diet (MD) is recognized as a healthier dietary pattern with a lower environmental impact. As a ...

Author(s)
Donini, L. M.; Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Serra-Majem, L.; Amiot-Carlin, M. J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Med Diet 4.0 framework: a multidimensional driver for revitalizing the Mediterranean diet as a sustainable diet model.

The Mediterranean diet (MD), despite the fact that it is acknowledged as one of the healthiest diets in the world, is paradoxically becoming less the diet of choice in most Mediterranean countries. This process of erosion of the MD is alarming as it has undesirable impacts not only on health, but...

Author(s)
Dernini, S.; Lairon, D.; Berry, E. M.; Brunori, G.; Capone, R.; Donini, L. M.; Iannetta, M.; Mattioni, D.; Piscopo, S.; Serra-Majem, L.; Sonnino, A.; Stefanova, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global change and the origins of agriculture.

This chapter provides an overview of the various approaches to investigating the role of climate in the origins of agriculture, as well as the effects of ancient agriculture on the environment. The role of climate in the development of agriculture in the Near East, and human-induced environmental...

Author(s)
Ferrio, J. P.; Voltas, J.; Araus, J. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change in drylands: from assessment methods to adaptation strategies.

This chapter covers the following topics: projections of global climate change; climate and agricultural systems in the drylands of the Mediterranean Zone; precipitation trends in the 20th century; downscaling the potential impact of climate change in the Eastern Mediterranean Region; and...

Author(s)
Pauw, E. de; Göbel, W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Mediterranean enlargement: an overview.

This chapter (i) briefly highlights common and contrasting elements between Mediterranean and Central and Eastern European (CEE) accession states, (ii) highlights common and contrasting elements between Malta and Cyprus themselves, (iii) exemplifies this through aspects of tourism-environment...

Author(s)
Alipour, H.; Hall, D.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931179)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An assessment of the role of grazing in European habitats.

Policy responses are eventually needed to maintain traditional grazing or to ameliorate its impacts. The driving forces, pressures, states, impact and responses (DPSIR) framework is used to address the environmental implications of extensive grazing and how policy responses may be developed, using...

Author(s)
Bunce, R. G. H.; Pérez-Soba, M.; Elbersen, B. S.; Wingerden, W. K. R. E. van
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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