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When the Rivers Run Dry: Water--The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century

Authors: Pearce, Fred
Publisher: Beacon Press
BISAC/Subject: SCI092000, NAT038000, NAT029000
ISBN: 9780807085868, Related ISBNs: 0807085723, 0807085731, 0807085863, 9780807085721, 9780807085738
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 336,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: In this groundbreaking book, veteran science correspondent Fred Pearce travels to more than thirty countries to examine the current state of crucial water sources. Deftly weaving together the complicated scientific, economic, and historic dimensions of the world water crisis, he provides our most complete portrait yet of this growing danger and its ramifications for us all.
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