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- CRC Press 2012; US$ 119.95
"The world water problems are a due to bad governance, not to physical water scarcity." This book is inspired by this statement and explores whether it holds in a specific country, Spain, where climatic conditions - Spain is one of the most arid countries of the European Union - would fully justify saying that water problems are due to physical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
This study of the human conceptualization of drought in a global setting examines the historical record from early human society through to present day concerns to explore how and why attitudes to drought have changed and why the mitigation of its impacts has become more difficult. To offer a more lasting strategy for protection against drought, the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 25.95
Water in a Dry Land is a story of research about water as a source of personal and cultural meaning. The site of this exploration is the iconic river system which forms the networks of natural and human landscapes of the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. In the current geological era of human induced climate change, the desperate plight of the system... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 64.90
Water has been dubbed the "oil of the 21st century" because of its increasing global scarcity. In Southeast Asia, water resources have been strained by the greater demand from different sectors such as agriculture, industry and domestic users. This situation is only likely to worsen in the future if active measures are not taken now. Is there... more...
- CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 138.95
Covers all aspects of water management in irrigated urban open space areas and how to achieve high water use efficiency. more...
- Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2010; US$ 34.95
The importance of watercourses to human life and development cannot be overemphasised. From communication, trade, agriculture and the location of human settlements, they have played an immeasurable role. Almost 60% of Africa lies within shared rivers and lake basins. The Nile is shared by more than seven nations, the Zambezi by six, and the Congo by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world?s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and opportunities for investment and for improving its management.... more...