The dataset was compiled by the Center for Environmental Systems Research (University of Kassel). The original data comes from the WaterGAP model (http://www.usf.uni-kassel.de/usf/forschung/ projekte/watergap.en.htm).
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The production of butter, cheese and other dairy products with high fat content accounts for high greenhouse gas emissions as well as for eutrophication of groundwater, rivers and seas. Remember: Globally, around 70 % of all agricultural land is used for livestock production.
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