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- 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...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 132.95
1 Introduction PART 1: Political framework and institutions 2 The concept of water and food security in Spain 3 Water planning and management after the EU Water Framework Directive 4 Institutional reform in Spain to address water challenges PART 2: Metrification of water uses 5 Towards an Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) 6 Overview... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2010; US$ 32.30
The importance of watercourses to human life and development cannot be overemphasised. From communication, trade, agriculture and the location of human settlements, they have played an immeasurable role. Almost 60% of Africa lies within shared rivers and lake basins. The Nile is shared by more than seven nations, the Zambezi by six, and the Congo by... more...
- 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...