Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Global seafood consumption footprint|
|Authors:||GUILLEN GARCIA JORDI; NATALE FABRIZIO; DENTES DE CARVALHO GASPAR NATACHA; CASEY JOHN; HOFHERR JOHANN; DRUON JEAN-NOEL; FIORE GIANLUCA; GIBIN MAURIZIO; ZANZI ANTONELLA; MARTINSOHN JANN|
|Citation:||AMBIO p. 1-12|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||To ensure food security and nutritional quality for a growing world population in the face of climate change, stagnant capture fisheries production, increasing aquaculture production and competition for natural resources, countries must be accountable for what they consume rather than what they produce. To investigate the sustainability of seafood consumption, we propose a methodology to examine the impact of seafood supply chains across national boundaries: the seafood consumption footprint. The seafood consumption footprint is expressed as the biomass of domestic and imported seafood production required to satisfy national seafood consumption, and is estimated using a multi-regional input-output model. Thus, we reconstruct for the first time the global fish biomass flows in national supply chains to estimate consumption footprints at the global, country and sector levels (capture fisheries, aquaculture, distribution and processing, and reduction into fishmeal and fish oil) taking into account the biomass supply from beyond national borders.|
|JRC Directorate:||Sustainable Resources|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.