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Impacts of red meat production on biodiversity in Australia: A review and comparison with alternative protein production industries

Williams, J E; Price, Richard

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All food production systems are under pressure to comply with societal expectations that the produce is not only of good nutritional value but is also sustainably produced. This review compares the performance of the red meat industry in Australia against white meat, plant-protein and other protein production systems across a range of biodiversity pressures through a review of over 500 peer-reviewed and other scientific sources. The review finds that taking into account the past legacy of red...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66196
Source: Animal production science
DOI: 10.1071/AN09132

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