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Dirty, sacred rivers : confronting South Asia's water crisis

著者: Cheryl Gene Colopy
出版: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Dirty, Sacred Rivers explores South Asia's increasingly urgent water crisis, taking readers on a journey through North India, Nepal and Bangladesh, from the Himalaya to the Bay of Bengal. The book shows how rivers, traditionally revered by the people of the Indian subcontinent, have in recent decades deteriorated dramatically due to economic progress and gross mismanagement. Dams and ill-advised embankments strangle  続きを読む
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ドキュメントの種類: 図書
すべての著者/寄与者: Cheryl Gene Colopy
ISBN: 9780199845019 0199845018
OCLC No.: 778827785
物理形態: xiii, 400 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
コンテンツ: Dirty, sacred rivers --
The real poop: how rivers become sewers --
Delhi's Yamuna --
Melting ice rivers --
The shrinking third Pole --
In the valley of Dhunge Dhara --
Melamchi River blues --
More river blues --
Belji of Dhulikhel --
The sorrows of Bihar --
The Koshi's revenge --
The engineers --
The Garland --
Susu --
Beyond barrages and boundaries --
Poisoned blessings --
Where the rivers end.
責任者: Cheryl Colopy.
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One journalist's account of her 7-year journey through the Ganges river basin to explore the revered, yet highly polluted, rivers of South Asia.  続きを読む

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Renewable Natural Resources Foundation 2013 Excellence in Journalism Award"Colopy offers a whirlwind tour both beautiful and troubling.... [she] interacts as a Westerner in the South Asian world with 続きを読む

 
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