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Functional foods and urban agriculture: two responses to climate change-related food insecurity

Dixon, Jane; Donati, Kelly; Pike, Lucy L; Hattersley, Libby

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Affluent diets have negative effects on the health of the population and the environment. Moreover, the ability of industrialised agricultural ecosystems to continue to supply these diets is threatened by the anticipated consequences of climate change. By challenging the ongoing supply the diets of affluent countries, climate change provides a population and environmental health opportunity. This paper contrasts two strategies for dealing with climate change-related food insecurity. Functional...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21310
Source: NSW Public Health Bulletin
DOI: 10.1071/NB08044

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