Food Production, Population Growth, and the Environment

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Science  28 Aug 1998:
Vol. 281, Issue 5381, pp. 1291-1292
DOI: 10.1126/science.281.5381.1291

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This Policy Forum is based on the report of a 2-day meeting held on the island of Askö in the Stockholm archipelago in September 1997. The meeting was convened by the Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. Its aim was to encourage a substantive dialogue among a group of natural and social scientists so as to assess whether an interdisciplinary consensus exists on the issue of food production, population growth, and environmental security.