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Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

Edited By: Jamie Pittock

96 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Nov 2009 | #184435 | ISBN-13: 9781849710909
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Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change.


1. Water and Climate Change Adaptation 2. Lessons for Climate Change from Better Management of Rivers 3. Floodplain Restoration Along the Lower Danube: A Climate Change Adaptation Case Study 4. Freshwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation: Experiences from the Great Ruaha River Catchment in Tanzania 5. Restoration of Traditional Water Storage Systems: An Effective Strategy to Meet the Water Demand and Adopt to the Uncertainties of Climate Change while Improving the Livelihoods and Ecosystems - a Case Study of Maner Sub-Basin, Godavari River, India 6. Freshwater Management and Climate Change Adaptation - Experiences from the Central Yangtze Region in China 7. Integrated River Basin Management in the Conchos River Basin, Mexico: A Freshwater Climate Change Adaptation Study 8. The Basis for Climate Change Adaptation Under a Successful Participatory Process, Sao Joao Basin, Brazil 9. Embracing Uncertainty in Freshwater Climate Change Adaptation: A Natural History Approach

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Jamie Pittock is currently at the Fenner School of Environment & Society, Australian National University.

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