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Cover for Public concerns, environmental standards and agricultural trade.

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...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for USA.

This chapter identifies 4 situations when human and environmental health in the USA are perceived as seriously threatened by agriculture: water pollution from large confined feeding operations; pesticide applications; wetland alterations; and endangered species habitat alteration. In these...

Author(s)
Carpentier, C. L.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European Union.

This chapter provides an overview of the main environmental and health-related standards that apply to EU agriculture. The most important environmental and health-related issues, which are of major concern in the EU and with high priority in policy are: nutrient enrichment in water by nitrates and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Dwyer, J.; Baldock, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Canada.

This chapter examines the relationship between agricultural production and the protection of environmental values in Canada. It begins with an overview of the main features of agricultural production, trade, and domestic agricultural policies. It then presents an overview of the most important...

Author(s)
Fox, G.; Kidon, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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....

Author(s)
Stringer, R.; Anderson, K.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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 ...

Author(s)
Meister, A. D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Public concerns and consumer behaviour in Japan.

This chapter examines the role of public concerns in Japan, offering an insight into how Japanese consumers perceive issues such as human health, environment and animal welfare in relation to food products. The chapter identifies strategies chosen by traders and the food industry in response to...

Author(s)
Jonker, T. H.; Takahashi, I.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter

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