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The World's Water 1998-1999: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources


Series: The World's Water Volume: 1

By: Peter H Gleick

307 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

Island Press

Paperback | Sep 1998 | #76377 | ISBN: 1559635924
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Comprehensive reference on worldwide freshwater resources and the political, economic, scientific, and technological issues associated with them. It provides both detailed analysis of the most significant trends and events, and the most up-to-date data available on water resources and their use.


The changing water paradigm; water and human health; the status of large dams - the end of an era?; conflict and co-operation over fresh water; climate change and water resources - what does the future hold?; new water laws, new water institutions; moving towards a sustainable vision for the Earth's fresh water; water briefs.

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