The World’s Water: 2000-2001
Published: June 1, 2001
Author: Peter Gleick
The second volume of The World’s Water contains new chapters on global water use projections, international river basins, the complex connections between water and food production, desalination, wastewater treatment and reuse, and the legal issues around a human right to water. As with the first volume, a large number of data tables are provided on a wide range of water-related issues, including water supply and demand, desalination capacity, reservoir construction, salinization of land, and updated numbers of endangered and threatened aquatic species.
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