Long-Term Trend Analysis Shows Increasing Frequency Of "Food Shocks"

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HOBART, Australia

Sudden losses to food production ("Shocks") and their consequences across land and sea pose cumulative threats to global sustainability. New research launched January 29 by the University of Tasmania draws on over 53 years of global production data in crop, livestock, aquaculture and fisheries sectors to understand how shocks occurring in one food sector can create diverse and linked challenges among others.