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Watersheds of the World: Ecological Value and Vulnerability

By: Carmen Revenga, Siobhan Murray, Janet Abramovitz and Allen Hammond

200 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

World Resources Institute

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #106713 | ISBN: 156973254X
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About this book

Presents and analyzes global data at the watershed level, assessing 145 major watersheds around the world. The study focuses on watersheds as ecosystem management units and on the risks of degradation from human activities, shedding light on the vulnerability of freshwater biodiversity.


Contents

Key findings; overview and global analysis; watershed profiles - Africa, Europe, Asia and Oceania, North and Central America, South America.

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