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Freshwater supply

Author: Frank Caso
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, ©2010.
Series: Global issues (Facts on File, Inc.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Experts predict that the acquisition of fresh water will soon supersede that of oil as a main source of international tension. The world's increasing population and industrialization are raising the level of pollutants and toxins, tainting water sources that could be used for consumption or agriculture.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Caso
ISBN: 9780816078264 0816078262
OCLC Number: 401141892
Description: xvi, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: At issue. --
1. Introduction --
The issue --
The challenges --
Counterstrategies --
2. Focus on the United States --
The American West --
The Great Lakes Region --
Southeastern United States --
Canada and Mexico --
3. Global perspectives --
Bolivia --
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan --
Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Territories --
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh --
Part II: Primary sources. --
4. United States Documents --
5. International Documents --
Bolivia --
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan --
Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Territories --
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh --
Part III: Research tools. --
6. How to research freshwater supply --
Defining the topic --
Gathering research material --
Evaluating material --
Citing sources --
Further tips --
7. Facts and figures --
General --
United States --
Bolivia --
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan --
Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Territories --
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh --
8. Key players A to Z --
9. Organizations and agencies --
10. Annotated bibliography --
General --
United States, Canada, and Mexico --
Bolivia --
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan --
Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Territories --
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
Series Title: Global issues (Facts on File, Inc.)
Responsibility: Frank Caso ; foreword by Aaron T. Wolf.

Abstract:

Experts predict that the acquisition of fresh water will soon supersede that of oil as a main source of international tension. The world's increasing population and industrialization are raising the level of pollutants and toxins, tainting water sources that could be used for consumption or agriculture.

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