Category: Environmental Sustainability & Human Consumption: Food and Water, Hunger and Thirst


An Innovative Method for Water Resources Carrying Capacity Evaluation: A Case Study of Qingjiang River Basin

The protection of water resources ecological environment is one of the most important task in watershed in China. The evaluation of water resources carrying capacity (WRCC) is the foundation of suitability of territorial space development. It is necessary to further analyze the weaknesses of coordinated development of various dimensions of WRCC and explore the basis


Rainwater Harvesting in Nigeria: A Survey of Common Water Supply Practices

Rainwater harvesting systems in Nigeria vary in terms of design and operation. To better understand common practice and motivation for collecting rainwater, a questionnaire survey was selected to achieve a representation of the population of Ibadan. A sample size of 1067 was calculated for household respondents (using a population of 2,555,853). 950 households responded to


Eco-Efficiency Assessment in Apple Production and Storage in the Northeast of Portugal

Cost reduction, product quality, and customer demands have been pressing the agro-industrial sector to adopt more sustainable practices. Assessing the environmental performance of the food sector worldwide is crucial to reduce the environmental impact of agricultural and industrial practices. This study focus on the assessment of the eco-efficiency of the apple production and storage in


Biochemical Effect of Antioxidant Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods on Hematology and Serum Lipid of Healthy Wister Rats

Scientific Research supports biological activity of antioxidant Nutraceuticals and Functional foods. The study compared effect of these two antioxidants in healthy opposite sex eighteen albino rats of the Wister strain, weighing between 150 and 300g. They were randomly assigned to three groups of six animals each. The control- Group A were fed with nutraceutical supplements