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Island of Ideas


Mann, A and Houston, A and Beveridge, CA and Pecl, G, Island of Ideas, University of Tasmania (2022) [Broadcast]

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Climate change is predicted to lead to a net decrease in food production, globally. Tropical zones will move from optimal growing conditions into extreme and prolonged summer temperatures. This will cause drops in productivity in areas where the bulk of malnourished people live. Growing seasons will likely get longer in temperate zones as climate warms but any gains will likely be offset by extreme weather events like drought, flood and bushfire. More species are documented as ‘on the move’ due to these changing climatic conditions, many are vital to our food security. This panel discusses the implications of food on the move for Tasmania and beyond, interrogating how our communities can adapt to secure a sustainable food future.

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Item Type:Broadcast
Keywords:food security, climate change, health
Research Division:Language, Communication and Culture
Research Group:Communication and media studies
Research Field:Communication studies
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Communication
Objective Field:Communication across languages and culture
UTAS Author:Mann, A (Professor Alana Mann)
UTAS Author:Pecl, G (Professor Gretta Pecl)
ID Code:154602
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Media
Deposited On:2022-12-14
Last Modified:2022-12-14

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