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An introduction to healthy and sustainable food systems

Lawrence, Mark; Friel, Sharon


Humanity is facing an existential threat as the impacts of its activities exceed planetary boundaries. Modern industrialised food systems are major contributors to this threat through their profligate use of finite resources, including land, energy and freshwater and degradative impacts on the environment, including greenhouse gas emission, biodiversity loss and food waste. Modern industrialised food systems are also associated with poor public health outcomes. Healthy and sustainable food...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-10-29
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Healthy and sustainable food systems
DOI: .4324/9781351189033-1
Access Rights: Open Access


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