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Climate change and Australian agriculture: a review of the threats facing rural communities and the health policy landscape

Hanna, Elizabeth; Bell, Erica; King, Debra; Woodruff, Rosalie

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Population health is a function of social and environmental health determinants. Climate change is predicted to bring significant alterations to ecological systems on which human health and livelihoods depend; the air, water, plant, and animal health. Agricultural systems are intrinsically linked with environmental conditions, which are already under threat in much of southern Australian because of rising heat and protracted drying. The direct impact of increasing heat waves on human physiology...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69530
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1177/1010539510391459

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