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The WORLD'S WATER 2006-2007
The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources

  • Author(s): Peter H. Gleick
  • Size: 279 mm × 215 mm
  • Pages: 388
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Weight: 910 gms
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781597261050
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.950.00 / US $70.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 455.00 / US $63.00

Book Details


The World's Water is a topical report that examines the political, economic, scientific, and technological issues surrounding freshwater resources and their use. The 2006/07 edition of this biennial report delves into the following issues. Water and terrorism
-Business risks of water
-Water and ecosystems
-Floods and droughts
-Desalination
-Environmental justice and water
The World's Water has been authored by Peter H Gleick, President of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security, Oakland, California, and recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship for his work on water issues. The book chronologically lists international disputes over water, assesses water conferences, including the 4th World Water Forum, evaluates the concerns over the use of bottled water, and also discusses the possibility of water on Mars.

Table of Contents


    Foreword

    Introduction

    Water and Terrorism

    Going with Flow: Preserving and Restoring Instream
    Water Allocations

    With a Grain of Salt: An Update on Seawater Desalination

    Floods and Droughts

    Environmental Justice and Water

    Water Risks that Face Business and Industry

    Water Briefs

    DATA SECTION

    Water Units, Data Conversions, and Constants

    Comprehensive Table of Contents

    Comprehensive Index

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