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- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 119.99
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the legal regime governing fresh water, its protection, management, and uses. It looks at the status of water in international law, taking into account its multi-faceted nature, whether environmental, social, cultural, or economic. It examines the universal and regional dimensions of the regulation of... more...
Selected Papers from the 4th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and EnvironmentEmerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book consists of seven selected papers which were presented during the 4th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment, held in Dubrovnik from 2 to 7th June 2007, and co-organized by the University of Zagreb and Instituto Superior Téchnico from Lisbon. The selected papers cover the following topics:... more...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 12.99
Updated with new material Every day, we hear alarming news about droughts, pollution, population growth, and climate change?which threaten to make water, even more than oil, the cause of war within our lifetime. Diane Raines Ward reaches beyond the headlines to illuminate our most vexing problems and tells the stories of those working to solve... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of water-efficiency programs can be difficult, because not all the benefits are easily quantified. This report presents an economic framework based on two tools from the California Urban Water Conservation Council to estimate the avoided costs and environmental benefits of an agency's efficiency programs. The report... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2012; US$ 125.00
A complete guide to the management and restoration of water in karst environments Written by the co-chair of the Karst Commission of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, this book addresses the unique challenges related to the characterization, management, and protection of karst aquifers, which are present on all continents and numerous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Singapore┤s journey during the past 45 years is an outstanding example that, in spite ofámultiple hardships, pragmatic policies, clear visions, long-term planning, forward-looking strategies and political will, as well as a relentless urge to improve, can result inástrong foundations for sustainable development.á This book describesáthe journey... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
This groundbreaking book provides a comparative perspective on water and federalism across multiple countries. Through a collection of case studies, this book explores the water management experiences and lessons learned in ten federal countries and China. The territorial division of power in federations, plus the interconnected politics at the national... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Water issues in the American West share many similarities with those seen elsewhere in the world as population growth exacerbates longstanding problems of inappropriate water use and management. The contributors to this timely volume examine the universal challenge of sustainable water management to improve the use of water resources already developed... more...
Participatory Research and Development for Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management: A Sourcebook Volume 3International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 10.00
Research and development can no longer be the exclusive domain of scientists. To find sustainable solutions to development problems, a wider range of actors must be involved. It is crucial, for example, that local stakeholders provide input to the process. Participatory research and development (PR&D) offers such an inclusive model. This three-volume... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 332.00
Sustainability is a new, important discourse aimed at promoting a new strategy in the development of energy, water and environmental (EWE) systems the key components that affect the quality of life on our planet. It is becoming increasingly clear that the quest for sustainable development requires integrating economic, social, cultural, political... more...