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Public concerns, environmental standards and agricultural trade.

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This book reviews issues about the quality of the environment in relation to agriculture, and relates them to agricultural trade and competition. It focuses primarily on the key environmental and human-health issues (e.g., pollution from agriculture, the quality of landscapes, animal welfare, and food safety) affecting agriculture in the EU, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It also reviews...

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Chapter 6 (Page no: 181)

Australia.

This chapter examines the integration of environmental, social, and economic considerations in agriculture in Australia. Environmental and human-health issues related to agriculture, including water-related environmental problems, salinity and soil erosion, and biodiversity, are discussed. Environmental and health policy initiatives concerning water, agricultural and veterinary chemicals, food safety, genetically modified organisms, and animal welfare, are then examined. The economic implications of compliance with environmental regulations are discussed as well.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 11) Agricultural policies and trade liberalisation. Author(s): Silvis, H. Rijswick, C. van
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 39) World trade and concerns for the human environment. Author(s): Chambers, W. B.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 57) European Union. Author(s): Brouwer, F. Dwyer, J. Baldock, D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 95) USA. Author(s): Carpentier, C. L. Ervin, D. E.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 141) Canada. Author(s): Fox, G. Kidon, J.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 215) New Zealand. Author(s): Meister, A. D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 255) Environmental and human-health standards influencing competitiveness. Author(s): Brouwer, F. Ervin, D. E.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 285) Environmental standards in developing countries. Author(s): Grote, U.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 307) Public concerns and consumer behaviour in Japan. Author(s): Jonker, T. H. Takahashi, I.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 325) Evaluating environmental trade disputes in the post-Seattle world. Author(s): Fox, G.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Center for International Economic Studies, School of Economics, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 9780851995861
  • Record Number
  • 20023025470