The Resource When the rivers run dry : the global water crisis and how to solve it, Fred Pearce

When the rivers run dry : the global water crisis and how to solve it, Fred Pearce

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When the rivers run dry : the global water crisis and how to solve it
Title
When the rivers run dry
Title remainder
the global water crisis and how to solve it
Statement of responsibility
Fred Pearce
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In When the Rivers Run Dry, Fred Pearce explores the growing world water crisis, from Kent to Kenya. His powerful reportage takes us to places where waterways are turning to sand before they reach the ocean; where fields are parched and crops no longer grow; where once fertile ground has turned to desert; where wars are fought over access to water and cultures are dying out. But he offers us hope for the future - if we can radically revolutionise the way we treat water, and take personal responsibility for the water we use
Summary
Traveling to more than thirty countries to define the scientific, economic, and historical dimensions of the water crisis, offers a solution based on managing the water cycle for the maximum social good, rather than pure self-interest
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219568
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pearce, Fred
Dewey number
333.91
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Water-supply
  • Water resources development
Target audience
adult
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water, the defining crisis of the twenty-first century
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When the rivers run dry : the global water crisis and how to solve it, Fred Pearce
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Copyright
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Originally published: London: Eden Project, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Fully revised and updated edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781846276484
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
When the rivers run dry : the global water crisis and how to solve it, Fred Pearce
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Eden Project, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Fully revised and updated edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781846276484
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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