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The No-Nonsense Guide to Water
     

The No-Nonsense Guide to Water

by Maggie Black
 

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Water sustains life: without it, humans cannot survive for more than a few days. And yet this precious fluid is becoming increasingly politicized as the debates about control and ownership of water itself, and of the many organizations which govern its use, gain force. Maggie Black explores the many roles water plays in human life and, as the defense of water

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Water sustains life: without it, humans cannot survive for more than a few days. And yet this precious fluid is becoming increasingly politicized as the debates about control and ownership of water itself, and of the many organizations which govern its use, gain force. Maggie Black explores the many roles water plays in human life and, as the defense of water rights looks set to become an explosive issue, provides a clear overview on the vital issues of distribution, technology, irrigation, land use and commodification.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844675098
Publisher:
Verso Books
Publication date:
10/17/2004
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
4.32(w) x 7.06(h) x 0.43(d)

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