Articles | Volume 9, issue 1
Research article
31 Jan 2012
Research article |  | 31 Jan 2012

Localising the nitrogen imprint of the Paris food supply: the potential of organic farming and changes in human diet

G. Billen, J. Garnier, V. Thieu, M. Silvestre, S. Barles, and P. Chatzimpiros

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