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Content description VCGGK135

Geography / Levels 9 and 10 / Geographical Knowledge / Biomes and food security
Content description
The interconnection between food production and land and water degradation; shortage of fresh water; competing land uses; and climate change, for Australia and other areas of the world
Elaborations
  1. exploring environmental challenges to food production from land degradation (soil erosion, salinity, desertification), industrial pollution, water scarcity and climate change
  2. identifying the impacts on food production from competing land uses. For example, urban and industrial uses, mining, production of food crops for biofuels, production of food crops for livestock, and recreation (such as golf courses)
  3. evaluating whether some ways of increasing food production could threaten sustainability
Code
VCGGK135
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