Food Ethics Council

June 10, 2011--Calculating water footprints: How much water in your food? (Environmental News Network)

Often, when you think about food production, it is only the carbon emissions in terms of fertilizer use, transportation etc that is accounted for. However, food production also has a steep water footprint. The water footprint is yet another environmental yardstick that measures how much water goes into the making of something.

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