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The last oasis : facing water scarcity

Author: Sandra Postel
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 1992.
Series: Worldwatch environmental alert series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For decades now we have wasted and mismanaged the world's water supplies. This book examines the economic, ecological and political factors affecting fresh water supply. It emphasises that the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Postel
ISBN: 1853831484 9781853831485
OCLC Number: 27729917
Description: 239 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: An Illusion of PlentyI Trouble on Tap - Signs of Scarcity - Engineering's Promise - Bread and Water - Paradise Lost - Hydropolitics - A World Heating UpII Living Within Water's Limits - Thrifty Irrigation - Small-Scale Solutions - Wastewater No More - Industrial Recycling - Conserving in CitiesIII Toward Water Security - Pricing, Markets and Regulations - A Water Ethic
Series Title: Worldwatch environmental alert series.
Responsibility: Sandra Postel.

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