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- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 26.95
Americans see water as abundant and cheap: we turn on the faucet and out it gushes, for less than a penny a gallon. We use more water than any other culture in the world, much to quench what?s now our largest crop?the lawn. Yet most Americans cannot name the river or aquifer that flows to our taps, irrigates our food, and produces our electricity.... more...
- 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...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 9.00
Plat√≥n al servicio de clientes, repara problemas acuosos como fugas de agua, grifos pero tambi√©n da servicio a la gente gru√Īona. De su caja de herramientas, usa aereosol para sonreir, una pluma de aves o una que otra broma. Ocasionalmente la familia de Zanz√≠bar necesita ayuda. Plat√≥n siempre los ayuda a pesar de enfrentarse con gatos callejeros... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2011; US$ 9.00
Auf Abruf repariert Ted tropfende Wasserprobleme und schlechte Launen. Aus seinem Werkzeugkasten zaubert er L√§chelspray, eine Feder oder einen Witz. Und wenn Sansibars Familie Hilfe ben√∂tigt, ist Ted sofort zur Stelle. Trotz der Wildkatzen entlang des Bachufers. Im Wasser flie√?en Geheimnisse, Geschichten und allerlei (eklige) Sachen! Als Umweltsch√ľtzer... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 23.95
The food each of us consumes per day represents an investment of 4,500 gallons of water, according to the California Farm Bureau. In this densely populated state where it rains only six months out of the year, where does all that water come from? This thoroughly engaging, concise book tells the story of California's most precious resource, tracing... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
Water is the resource that will determine the wealth, welfare, and stability of many countries in the twenty-first century. This book offers a new approach to managing water that will overcome the conflicts that emerge when the interactions among natural, societal, and political forces are overlooked. At the heart of these conflicts are complex water... more...
- 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...
- 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...