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Stewardship to tackle global phosphorus inefficiency: The case of Europe

Overview of attention for article published in Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment, February 2015
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Title
Stewardship to tackle global phosphorus inefficiency: The case of Europe
Published in
Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment, February 2015
DOI 10.1007/s13280-014-0614-8
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Authors

Paul J. A. Withers, Kimo C. van Dijk, Tina-Simone S. Neset, Thomas Nesme, Oene Oenema, Gitte H. Rubæk, Oscar F. Schoumans, Bert Smit, Sylvain Pellerin

Abstract

The inefficient use of phosphorus (P) in the food chain is a threat to the global aquatic environment and the health and well-being of citizens, and it is depleting an essential finite natural resource critical for future food security and ecosystem function. We outline a strategic framework of 5R stewardship (Re-align P inputs, Reduce P losses, Recycle P in bioresources, Recover P in wastes, and Redefine P in food systems) to help identify and deliver a range of integrated, cost-effective, and feasible technological innovations to improve P use efficiency in society and reduce Europe's dependence on P imports. Their combined adoption facilitated by interactive policies, co-operation between upstream and downstream stakeholders (researchers, investors, producers, distributors, and consumers), and more harmonized approaches to P accounting would maximize the resource and environmental benefits and help deliver a more competitive, circular, and sustainable European economy. The case of Europe provides a blueprint for global P stewardship.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 <1%
Israel 1 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
Unknown 234 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 63 27%
Student > Ph. D. Student 44 19%
Researcher 38 16%
Student > Bachelor 23 10%
Unspecified 22 9%
Other 47 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 62 26%
Unspecified 40 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 36 15%
Engineering 23 10%
Chemistry 16 7%
Other 60 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 20. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 27 September 2016.
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#686,509
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Outputs from Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment
#88
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#16,978
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Outputs of similar age from Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment
#5
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