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Atlas of Water

Atlas of Water - 2nd edition

Atlas of Water - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780520259348

ISBN10: 0520259343

Atlas of Water by Maggie Black and Jannet King - ISBN 9780520259348
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 2010
International: No
Atlas of Water by Maggie Black and Jannet King - ISBN 9780520259348

ISBN13: 9780520259348

ISBN10: 0520259343

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 10

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Summary

Climate change and an exponential population explosion threaten the world's supply of fresh water, edging us closer to a global water crisis, with dire implications for agriculture, the economy, the environment, and human health. Completely revised and updated since its first edition,The Atlas of Wateris a compelling visual guide to the state of this life-sustaining resource. Using vivid graphics, maps, and charts, it explores the complex human interaction with water over time and across the world. This vibrant atlas addresses all the pressing issues concerning water, from human impacts like dams and construction to water shortages and excessive demand, pollution, privatization, and water management. It also outlines critical tools for managing water, providing safe access to water, and preserving the future of the world's water supply.

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