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- The New Press 2014; US$ 26.95
A recipient of Sweden?s Right Livelihood Award and a Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship, Maude Barlow is head of the Council of Canadians and founder of the Blue Planet Project. The author of sixteen books, including Blue Gold and Blue Covenant (both available from The New Press), she is on the boards of Food and Water Watch and the International... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 265.00
Preface xiii Organization xv Sponsors xvii Theme A: Long-term behaviour of dams Ermenek HEPP?dam and reservoir behavior during impounding, E. Uzuceck, R. Kohler, J. Linortner & S. Guven A new approach for large structures monitoring: SCANSITES 3DR, H. Lancon & S. Piot Maintenance and operation of aged dams, Y. Kita, S. Ariga & M. Katayama... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 90.00
This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world. In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in crafting a twenty-first century paradigm for water. Investors not... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 120.00
The Yellow River basin, located in the semi-arid and arid climate zones in northern China, is confronted with serious problems of water deficit as well as water pollution. Due to increasing population, rising living standards, increasing pressure of expanding irrigation areas and developing industries in the basin, efficient water resource allocation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
Groundwater is being depleted on a large scale in many arid and semi-arid parts of the world. The author asks whether it should be avoided at any price? or if it is desirable in certain circumstances, by undertaking an economic analysis and considering the political and hydrological aspects of water management. more...
Innovative Water Resource Use and Management for Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: An AnthologyOSSREA 2014; US$ 32.30
Like in many parts of the world, water resources in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have been pivotal for human survival, economic growth, social development, and practicing certain religion and cultural ethos. However, in spite of the intrinsic values of water, its use and management in sub-Saharan Africa has not been without limitations. The demand for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00
Growing scarcity of freshwater worldwide brings to light the need for sound water resource modeling and policy analysis. While a solid foundation has been established for many specific water management problems, combining those methods and principles in a unified framework remains an ongoing challenge. This Handbook aims to expand the scope of efficient... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00
This updated edition of the 1979 original covers the landmark struggle to save the New River from damming in the 1970s. The grassroots movement emphasized the river's cultural and historical value rather than narrow environmental issues and became one of the great victories of the environmental movement. This edition also includes a new epilogue... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the self-evidence of State-/market-based water governance,... more...