[ASC-list] VIC: Julian Cribb on 'The Coming Famine' | Wednesday 28 April

Sarah Brooker sarah at scienceinpublic.com.au
Tue Apr 20 04:03:17 UTC 2010


For those in Melbourne, next Wednesday Julian Cribb is talking on global food security at Melbourne University 5.30-6.30pm.

More details below:


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In coming decades the world faces the risk of major regional food crises leading to conflicts and mass refugee movements. This is driven primarily by emerging scarcities of all the primary resources - land, water, oil, fertilizer and R&D - required to produce food, at a time of changing climate. The paper outlines key factors in emerging global food insecurity and proposes some solutions.

Date:

Wednesday 28 April, 2010

Time:

5.30 - 6.30pm

Venue:

Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre (Building 134), grid reference F20, Parkville Campus.


Register Now<http://www.landfood.unimelb.edu.au/info/seminars/2010/juliancribb.html>




[Julian Cribb]Julian Cribb

BA FTSE
Principal, Julian Cribb & Associatess

Julian Cribb is an author, journalist, editor and science communicator and principal of Julian Cribb & Associates who provide specialist consultancy in the communication of science, agriculture, mining, energy and the environment. His career includes appointments as newspaper editor, scientific editor for The Australian, public affairs director for CSIRO, member of numerous boards and advisory panels, and president of national professional bodies for agricultural journalism and science communication. His published work includes over 8000 articles, 2500 media releases and eight books. He has received 32 awards for journalism.





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