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Description - The World's Water 2004-2005 by Peter H. Gleick

The quality and availability of fresh water are of critical importance to human and ecosystem health. Given its central role in the functioning of all living systems, water is arguably the most important of all natural resources. The World's Water provides a timely examination of the key issues surrounding freshwater resources and their use. This 2004-2005 edition features overview chapters on: conservation and efficiency as key tools for meeting freshwater needs; bottled water quality, costs, and trends; United Nations millennium development goals; groundwater issues; case studies of water privatization; the economic value of water; California water policy and climate change; The World's Water is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information and analysis on freshwater resources and the political, economic, scientific, and technological issues associated with them. It is an essential reference for water resource professionals in government agencies and nongovernmental organizations, researchers, students, and anyone concerned with water and its use.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559635363
ISBN-10: 1559635363
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 362
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter H. Gleick

Peter H. Gleick is president of the Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security based in Oakland, California. He recently received the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, the so-called "Genius Award," for his work on water issues.

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