Climate change impacts and risks for animal health in Asia.

  title={Climate change impacts and risks for animal health in Asia.},
  author={Scott I Forman and Natasha L Hungerford and Masami Yamakawa and Tohru Yanase and Hui-Ju Tsai and Y-S Joo and D R Yang and J-J Nha},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  volume={27 2},
The threat of climate change and global warming is now recognised worldwide and some alarming manifestations of change have occurred. The Asian continent, because of its size and diversity, may be affected significantly by the consequences of climate change, and its new status as a 'hub' of livestock production gives it an important role in mitigating possible impacts of climate variability on animal health. Animal health may be affected by climate change in four ways: heat-related diseases and… CONTINUE READING