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The ripple effect : the fate of freshwater in the twenty-first century

Author: Alex Prud'homme
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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This work of investigative journalism shows how freshwater is the pressing global issue of the twenty-first century.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Prud'homme
ISBN: 9781416535454 1416535454
OCLC Number: 707486665
Awards: Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2011.
Description: 435 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Under pressure --
Quality: what is in our water? --
Drought: a creeping disaster --
Flood: come hell or high water --
Water in the twenty-first century: conflict and innovation --
The ripple effect --
"Water!"
Other Titles: Ripple effect :
Responsibility: Alex Prud'homme.
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