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  • Water in a Dry Landby Margaret Somerville

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    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...

  • Water Governance as Connective Capacityby Dr Peter Scholten; Ms Nanny Bressers; Prof Dr Jurian Edelenbos

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    Bringing together case studies from countries including The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Romania, Sweden, Finland, Italy, India, Canada and the United States, the book focuses on the question of how to deal with the various sources of fragmentation in water governance by organizing meaningful connections and developing 'connective capacity'.... 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...

  • Water for a Changing World - Developing Local Knowledge and Capacityby Guy Alaerts; Nicolas Dickinson

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 115.95

    PART 1: Background Knowledge and capacity development (KCD) as tool for institutional strengthening and change PART 2: A Sector Analysis Water security: What does it mean, what may it imply? The environmental integrity of freshwater resources Water for a crowded planet: An emerging global challenge for earth system science and technology Challenges... more...

  • Progress on Drinking Water and Sanitation: 2012 updateby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2012; US$ 36.00

    The WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation known as the JMP is mandated by the United Nations to report every two years on access to drinking water and sanitation worldwide and on progress towards related targets under Millennium Development Goal 7. This 2012 report is based on data gathered from household surveys and... more...

  • Shared Borders, Shared Watersby Sharon B. Megdal; Robert G. Varady; Susanna Eden

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 109.95

    Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Acronyms Key terms and definitions Introduction SUSANNA EDEN, ROBERT G. VARADY, SHARON B. MEGDAL AND JENNA CLEVELAND SECTION 1 Water development: Infrastructure and institutions 1 The development of water infrastructures in Israel: Past, present and future NAAMA TESCHNER AND MAYA NEGEV 2 Arizona?s... more...

  • Looking Beyond the Horizonby William R. Sutton; Jitendra P. Srivastava; James E. Neumann

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. In many countries, such as the fourexamined in Looking Beyond the Horizon, the risks of climate change are an immediate and fundamentalproblem because the majority of the rural population depends either directly or indirectly on agriculture forits livelihood.The risks of climate... more...

  • Waterby David L. Feldman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    David Lewis Feldman is professor and chair of planning, policy, and design at the University of California, Irvine. more...

  • Sustainable Waterby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison; Philippe Quevauviller

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 96.00

    It is predicted that climate change will result in big changes to the global distribution of rainfall, causing drought and desertification in some regions and floods in others. Already there are signs of such changes occurring, with particularly serious consequences for poorer countries. The need for international cooperation in managing the effects... more...

  • Water Framework Directiveby Philippe Quevauviller; Ulrich Borchers; K. Clive Thompson

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 192.00

    Proceedings of a conference on "Integrated River Basin Management under the Water Framework Directive", held at Le Nouveau Siecle, Lille, France on 26th-28th April 2010. The book reviews technical challenges faced by EU Member States, stakeholder organisations and scientists while developing the first River Basin Management Plan under the... more...