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Food security in the Asia-Pacific: climate change, phosphorus, ozone and other environmental challenges

Butler, Colin


This is the second of two articles on challenges to future food security in the Asia Pacific region. It focuses on five mechanisms, which can be conceptualised as pathways by which pessimistic Malthusian scenarios, described in the first paper, may become manifest. The mechanisms are (1) climate change, (2) water scarcity, (3) tropospheric ozone pollution, (4) impending scarcity of phosphorus and conventional oil and (5) the possible interaction between future population displacement, conflict...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition


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