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The World's Water 2011-2012: The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

Report

Series: The World's Water Volume: 7

By: Peter H Gleick

422 pages, b/w maps, tables

Island Press

Paperback | Dec 2011 | #190783 | ISBN-13: 9781597269995
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Hardback | Dec 2011 | #190781 | ISBN-13: 9781597269988
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About this book

Produced biennially, "The World's Water" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources. Each new volume examines critical global trends and offers the best data available on a variety of topics related to water.

The 2011-2012 edition features chapters on water policy, transboundary waters, and the effects of fossil fuel production on water resources, among other timely issues. Water briefs provide concise updates on topics including bottled water, The Great Lakes Water Agreement, and the state of the Colorado River.


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Biography

Peter H. Gleick is President of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security in Oakland, California, and is a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his work on water issues.

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