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Virtual water : tackling the threat to our planet's most precious resource

Author: J A Allan
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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World water expert Tony Allan exposes the real impact of our modern lifestyle and shows how we as individuals, and governments globally, can make a vital contribution to managing our water use in a more sustainable and planet friendly way.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J A Allan
ISBN: 9781845119843 1845119843 1845119835 9781845119836
OCLC Number: 314355909
Description: xv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Getting wise about water --
Beneath the surface --
Well-fed, well-watered and well-paid --
Big and beautiful --
Keeping their heads above the water --
Watertight --
The virtual-water gallery.
Responsibility: by Tony Allan.

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The groundbreaking new concept that reveals the true and hazardous extent of our everyday water consumption. This book shows how we as individuals, and governments globally, can make a contribution  Read more...

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'I heartily recommend the book as essential reading as is not only informative but also fun and easy to read.' - Barbara Frost, CE of WaterAid

 
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