Keepers of the Spring by Fred Pearce
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Keepers of the Spring
By Fred Pearce

Keepers of the Spring

Reclaiming Our Water in an Age of Globalization

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Keepers of the Spring by Fred Pearce

Book Description

The solution to our water problems may not lie in new technologies - though they will play a role - but in recovering ancient traditions, using water more efficiently, and better understanding local hydrology. Searches for alternatives to mega-engineering projects.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559636810
ISBN-10: 1559636815
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 314
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Coming Population Crash by Fred Pearce Coming Population Crash, Paperback / softback (April 2011)

Pearce chronicles nearly 200 years of demographic issues, beginning with efforts to contain the demographic explosion, from the early environmental movement's racism and involvement in eugenics to coercive family-planning policies in China and India.

Peoplequake by Fred Pearce Peoplequake, Paperback (February 2011)

Wherever we look, population is the driver of the most toxic issues on the political agenda. But the population bomb is being defused. This title takes on the matter that is fundamental to who we are and how we live, confronting our demographic demons.

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Author Biography - Fred Pearce

Fred Pearce has reported on environmental, science and development issues in fifty-four countries over the past fourteen years. He is based in London, England, where he is environment consultant for New Scientist magazine. He is also a regular contributor to the Boston Globe, London independent, Times Higher Education Supplement and Manchester Guardian and a broadcaster for the BBC. His books include The Dammed (Random House, 1992), the AAAS Atlas of Population and Environment (University of California Press, 2001) and the first popular study of global warming, Turning Up The Heat (Random House, 1989).

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