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  • 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$ 17.00

    The groundbreaking new concept that reveals the true and hazardous extent of our everyday water consumption. 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 lunchtime hamburger... more...

  • Tapping Water Marketsby Terry L. Anderson; Brandon Scarborough; Lawrence R. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Tapping Water Markets is about the past, present, and future of water markets. It compares water markets with political water allocation, documents the growth of water markets, and explores the ways in which water markets can be improved and implemented further. This book provides up-to-date information of where and why water shortages are occurring... more...

  • WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTby Bartolomé Andreo

    Springer 2013; US$ 64.99

    WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT provides a detailed introduction to the full range of advanced, multidisciplinary techniques used in the study of water resources from understanding individual aquifers to the protection and management of water in a sustainable way, compatible with the preservation of the environment. Based on a masters course from UNESCO?s... more...

  • Where the Waters Divideby Michael Mascarenhas

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 35.99

    Where the Waters Divide is one of the few book length studies that analyze contemporary forms of racism and white privilege in Canadian society. The book argues that neoliberalism represents a key moment in time for the racial formation in Canada, one that functions not through overt forms of state sanctioned racism, as in the past, but via the... more...

  • Corporate Water Strategiesby William Sarni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    In the past businesses have viewed water as a minimal operational cost and not a strategic issue. However, water has now emerged as a critical issue for both corporations and the public sector in response to increased water demand, climatic risks and potentially negative impacts on brand value. This innovative book provides up to date information... 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...

  • Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna Watersby Mahesh Chandra Chaturvedi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 146.95

    Once a prosperous region, the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) river basin?inhabited by about a tenth of the world?s population?is currently one of the poorest. Large-scale socioeconomic development is urgently needed to ensure the sustainability of the region, and the management of water resources is a crucial part of this. Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna... more...

  • Droughtby Justin Sheffield; Eric F. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 95.00

    Drought is one of the likely consequences of climate change in many regions of the world. Together with an increased demand for water resources to supply the world's growing population, it represents a potentially disastrous threat to water supplies, agriculture and food production, leading to famine and environmental degradation. Yet predicting drought... 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...