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Food security and environmental change - a two way street

Dr John Ingram, NERC and Oxford University

Friday 05 October 2012, 1930-2030
Biology Large Lecture Theatre

Lecture by the Royal Geographical Society NW Region and LEC, Lancaster

The seminar will highlight the impact on our environment of the range of activities society undertakes to achieve food security (e.g. producing, processing, marketing, consuming food), and introduce some of the ways environmental change undermines our food security. It will also examine options to both adapt our food systems to changes in environmental parameters, and also to mitigate further deleterious environment change. John Ingram is NERC's 'Food Security Leader', and has wide ranging experience of research into the interactions between environment and food systems.

Tickets: Free - to reserve a place please contact LEC HR team or on 01524 510082.