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- Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95
Water is our planet’s most precious resource. It is required by every living thing, yet a huge proportion of the world’s population struggles to access clean water daily. Agriculture, aquaculture, industry, and energy all depend on it - yet its provision and safety engender widespread conflict; battles likely to intensify as threats to... more...
Selected Papers from the 4th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and EnvironmentEmerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book consists of seven selected papers which were presented during the 4th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment, held in Dubrovnik from 2 to 7th June 2007, and co-organized by the University of Zagreb and Instituto Superior Téchnico from Lisbon. The selected papers cover the following topics:... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of water-efficiency programs can be difficult, because not all the benefits are easily quantified. This report presents an economic framework based on two tools from the California Urban Water Conservation Council to estimate the avoided costs and environmental benefits of an agency's efficiency programs. The report... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 125.00
A complete guide to the management and restoration of water in karst environments. Written by the co-chair of the Karst Commission of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, this book addresses the unique challenges related to the characterization, management, and protection of karst aquifers, which are present on all continents and numerous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
The Nile provides freshwater not only for domestic and industrial use, but also for irrigated agriculture, hydropower dams and the vast fisheries resource of the lakes of Central Africa. The Nile River Basin covers the whole Nile Basin and is based on the results of three major research projects supported by the Challenge Program on Water and Food... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Singapore┤s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite ofámultiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improve, can result inástrong foundations for sustainable development.á This book describesáthe journey... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95
Around the world, intensifying development and human demands for fresh water are placing unsustainable pressures on finite resources. Countries are waging war over transboundary rivers, and rural and urban communities are increasingly divided as irrigation demands compete with domestic desires. Marginal groups are losing access to water as powerful... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Water issues in the American West share many similarities with those seen elsewhere in the world as population growth exacerbates longstanding problems of inappropriate water use and management. The contributors to this timely volume examine the universal challenge of sustainable water management to improve the use of water resources already developed... more...
Participatory Research and Development for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management: A Sourcebook Volume 3International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 10.00
Research and development can no longer be the exclusive domain of scientists. To find sustainable solutions to development problems, a wider range of actors must be involved. It is crucial, for example, that local stakeholders provide input to the process. Participatory research and development (PR&D) offers such an inclusive model. This three-volume... more...