Written in water : messages of hope for earth's most precious resource (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Written in water : messages of hope for earth's most precious resource

Author: Irena Salina
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Written in Water: A Message for the Future is a collection of the true stories of people - men and women, politicians and scientists, laymen and experts - sharing in their own words what they have seen and what they have learned in their efforts to bring clean water to all."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irena Salina
ISBN: 9781426205729 1426205724
OCLC Number: 368006153
Description: 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Peter Gleick --
The end of the Colorado : fishing with the Cucupá / Frank Clifford --
A river story : cleaning up the Nashua / Marion Stoddart --
Liquid assets on steep slopes : solving water shortages through ancient knowledge / Anupam Mishra --
Honest hope : searching for a new water ethic / Sandra Postel --
Respect for water : reflecting on a lifetime of environmental reporting / Fred Pearce --
Another Africa is possible : witnessing the consequences of Kenya's flower farms / Maude Barlow --
The unmentionables : talking about sanitation / Rose George --
Brides of the well : a short story / Shekhar Kapur --
A world that works : breaking places / Bill McKibben --
Photography journey : taking the long view at Mount Everest / Alton C. Byers --
What's in a name : monitoring the "miner's canary" in the Congo / Melanie Stiassny --
The fear of doing without : bringing fresh water and new ideas to the Dominican Republic / Ellsworth Havens --
Water man : reviving arid villages / Rajendra Singh --
A ride for nature : traveling the West by horseback / William "Waterway" Marks --
Water changes everything : building a charity / Scott Harrison --
Save what's left : teaching kids to love rain forests / Lynne Cherry --
To save a gull : taxing yourself / Alex Matthiessen --
Dynamic for change : recognizing the importance of the watershed / Christine Todd Whitman --
The páramos of Ayabaca : defending water and place / Jorge Recharte --
Tending the land : reclaiming our food / Frederick Kirschenmann --
A walk along the river : caring for watersheds / Dave Rosgen --
On the heads of women : safeguarding water / Kathy Robb --
Two noble truths : the ultraviolet solution to clean water / Ashok Gadgil --
Nature abhors a monopoly : how we, like Kalahari bushmen, can trade our human right to water / James Workman --
Water is life : stories from a blue planet / Alexandra Cousteau.
Responsibility: edited by Irena Salina.
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