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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(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
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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).