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Description - The World's Water 2006-2007 by Peter H. Gleick

Produced biennially, The World's Water provides a timely examination of the key issues surrounding freshwater resources and their use. Each new volume identifies and explains the most significant current trends worldwide, and offers the best data available on a variety of water-related topics.

The 2006-2007 volume features overview chapters on:
* Water and terrorism
* Business risks of water
* Water and ecosystems
* Floods and droughts
* Desalination
* Environmental justice and water

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781597261067
ISBN-10: 1597261068
Format: Paperback / softback
(280mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2006
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. In 2003, he received a MacArthur Fellowship, the so-called "Genius Award," for his work on water issues.