Not a Drop to Drink: Water for a Thirsty World

Not a Drop to Drink: Water for a Thirsty World

by Michael Burgan


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Not a Drop to Drink: Water for a Thirsty World by Michael Burgan

Global warming is a hot-button topic and has far-reaching consequences. Two of those consequences may be increasing desertification and drought around the globe. Researchers are racing to come up with ways to conserve water. Clean drinking water is already scarce in some parts of the world, and disputes over water rights create potential for conflict. Water, or the lack of it, impacts farming and world food supplies. Can science come up with answers to the problems affecting our most precious resource?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426303609
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 10/14/2008
Series: NG Investigates Science Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 237,632
Product dimensions: 1.70(w) x 2.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC1130L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

Michael Burgan has been writing about America, immigration, religion, famous Americans, sports, and many other subjects for children and young adults for more than 20 years. His work has been published in The New York Times and Sports Illustrated for Kids. A former writer for Weekly Reader Corporation, he has developed online resources and produced educational materials to be used by teachers in the classroom. Burgan is also a playwright and currently lives in Chicago.

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