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Public concerns, environmental standards and agricultural trade.

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Description

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 7 (Page no: 215)

New Zealand.

An overview of the agricultural sector in New Zealand and its environmental impact is presented. Key environmental and human-health issues (concerning land, water, and air, biodiversity, pest control, animal welfare, and genetically modified organisms and food) are discussed. Environment and health legislation in New Zealand is then examined, as well as its impact on agriculture.

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: 6 (Page no: 181) Australia. Author(s): Stringer, R. Anderson, K.
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
  • Department of Applied and International Economics, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 9780851995861
  • Record Number
  • 20023025471