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Water in Crisis: A Guide to the World's Fresh-Water Resources

Edited By: PH Gleick

473 pages, Illus, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Nov 1993 | #25579 | ISBN: 0195076281
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NHBS Price: £56.99 $73/€68 approx
Hardback | Dec 1993 | #28665 | ISBN: 0195076273
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About this book

Addresses the quality of rivers, lakes and inland seas, the condition of freshwater fisheries, access to clean drinking water and sanitation, and the use of water for energy and food production.


Contents

1. An Introduction to Global Fresh Water Issues; 2. World Fresh Water Resources; 3. Water Quality and Health; 4. Water and Ecosystems; 5. Water and Agriculture; 6. Water and Energy; 7. Water and Economic Development; 8. Water, Politics, and International Law; 9. Water in the 21st Century

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