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  • Governance of Water and Sanitation in Africa, Theby Tim Gray; Amy Stewart

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 32.00

    The politics of water have taken centre stage in global concerns about sustainable development. ?The Governance of Water and Sanitation in Africa? investigates a new mode of achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving the number of people who lack access to safe water and sanitation by 2015. Instead of aid delivered via deals between governments,... more...

  • Water for Food in a Changing Worldby Alberto Garrido; Helen Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 155.00

    Our thirst for water grows with our population, but the amount of fresh water available on Earth is fixed. If we assume "business as usual" by 2050 about forty per cent of the projected global population of nine point four billion is expected to be facing water stress or scarcity. This book explores water and food production at global and regional... more...

  • Virtual Waterby Tony Allan

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 18.00

    The groundbreaking new concept that reveals the true and hazardous extent of our everyday water consumption._x000D_ _x000D_ How much water does it take to make a cup of coffee? The answer may shock you: 140 litres! That?s the true amount of water used in growing, producing, packaging and shipping the beans you use to make your morning coffee. Your... more...

  • Ancient Water Technologiesby L. Mays

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    There is no more fundamental resource than water. The basis of all life, water is fast becoming a key issue in today's world, as well as a source of conflict. This fascinating book, which sets out many of the ingenious methods by which ancient societies gathered, transported and stored water, is a timely publication as overextraction and profligacy... more...

  • Water, Agriculture and the Environment in Spain: can we square the circle?by Lucia De Stefano; M. Ramon Llamas

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95

    "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...

  • Water: All That Mattersby Paul L. Younger

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 11.28

    All that matters about Water. 'All That Matters' is an exciting new series from Hodder, with authors that matter writing about subjects that matter. more...

  • Water: All That Mattersby Paul L. Younger

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; Not Available

    All that matters about Water. 'All That Matters' is an exciting new series from Hodder, with authors that matter writing about subjects that matter. more...

  • Waterby Antoine Frérot; Ángel Gurría

    University of New Hampshire Press 2011; US$ 17.99

    The fastest dwindling and most valuable resource in the world today is not oil, it's water?clean, safe, fresh water more...

  • Drought and the Human Storyby R.L. Heathcote

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Water Issues in Southeast Asiaby Lee Poh Onn

    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...