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  • Wasserby Terje Tvedt; Andreas Brunstermann

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 13.76

    Die Zukunft des Wassers ist die Zukunft der Menschheit. Leben wir in einem Jahrhundert der Dürren oder der Überflutungen? Oder beides? Der Zugriff auf Wasser wird einen großen Einfluss haben auf die globalen Kräfteverhältnisse, die Umwelt und das Gleichgewicht zwischen Arm und Reich. Wasser wird über Krieg oder Frieden entscheiden und die Entwicklung... more...

  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuildingby Erika Weinthal; Jessica J. Troell; Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after conflict and in preventing a return to conflict. Featuring... more...

  • Water Policy in Minnesotaby K. William Easter; Jim Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Minnesota has a unique role in U.S. water policy. Hydrologically, it is a state with more than 12,000 lakes, an inland sea, and the headwaters of three major river systems: the St Lawrence, the Red River of the North, and the Mississippi. Institutionally, Minnesota is also unique. All U.S. states use Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) approaches to addressing... more...

  • European Wood-pastures in Transitionby Tibor Hartel; Tobias Plieninger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions. This book examines the diverse expressions of wood-pastures... more...

  • Key Concepts in Water Resource Managementby Jonathan Lautze

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The vocabulary and discourse of water resource management have expanded vastly in recent years to include an array of new concepts and terminology, such as water security, water productivity, virtual water and water governance. While the new conceptual lenses may generate insights that improve responses to the world?s water challenges, their practical... more...

  • Determining the Economic Value of Waterby Robert A. Young; John B. Loomis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have developed a range of alternative valuation methods for... more...

  • Londonby John Broich

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2013; US$ 30.00

    As people crowded into British cities in the nineteenth century, industrial and biological waste byproducts and then epidemic followed. Britons died by the thousands in recurring plagues. Figures like Edwin Chadwick and John Snow pleaded for measures that could save lives and preserve the social fabric. The solution that prevailed was the novel... more...

  • Governance as a Trialogueby Dirk J. Roux; Marius Claassen; Johanna Hattingh

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    Focusing specifically on water, this book talks about the core elements of governance, and analyses the linkages between key variables in an effort to increase our understanding of what makes governance good. It is useful for any professional tasked with the responsibility of implementing Integrated Environmental and Water Resource Management. more...

  • Approaches to Private Participation in Water Servicesby PPIAF

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99

    Approaches to Private Participation in Water Services is an informative toolkit that provides options for the design of policies to facilitate the delivery of good quality water and sanitation services to the poor. It highlights the need for tariffs, investment, stakeholder consultation, and regulatory policies to address the affordability and sustainability... more...

  • The United Nations World Water Development Report 3by UN World Water Assessment Programme

    Earthscan 2009; US$ 63.95

    The United Nations World Water Development Report, published every three years, is a comprehensive review providing an authoritative picture of the state of the world's freshwater resources. It offers best practices as well as in-depth theoretical analyses to help stimulate ideas and actions for better stewardship in the water sector.  It... more...