Pandemonium: How Globalization and Trade are Putting the World at Risk
Is the pace and scale of global trade endangering our livestock, hospitals and waterways?
Whether it's pandemics like avian flu, the potential loss of most of the world's banana crops to disease, or the devastation of a foot-and-mouth epidemic, the deadly pace of globalization and biological traffic in all living things invites disaster.
While we enjoy our twenty-first century global lifestyle - international travel, cheap imported cars, summer fruits in the supermarket year-round thanks to global food sourcing - it's all too easy to forget the downside.
Pandemonium is a vital guide to the hidden consequences of globalization.
Continue those preparations and protect what is uniquely yours: Australia.
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This is the second book for this season at the Administrators' Colloquium, which is a book club dedicated to Canadian public policy issues. The first, Why Mexicans Don't Drink Molson, talked about ... Read full review
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