The Trade-Off between Phosphorus Recycling and Health Protection during the BSE Crisis in Switzerland. A “Disposal Dilemma”

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Lamprecht, Heinz; Lang, Daniel; Binder, Claudia R.; Scholz, Roland W.;
  • Journal: 112-121issn: 0940-5550
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14512/gaia.20.2.8
  • Subject: resource management | /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/nachhaltigkeitswissenschaft | /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/biology | material flow analysis | Switzerland | Sustainability Science | non-renewable resources | disposal dilemma | bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) | animal bones | Ecosystems Research | agent analysis | phosphorus

Phosphorus (P) is an essential, finite resource whose geological, economic, and geopolitical accessibility may become critical in the future. Because P losses from agriculture, sewage and waste have serious environmental impacts such as eutrophication, it would be desir... View more