Where The Water Goes

Author: David Owen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698189906
Size: 54.76 MB
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The story Owen tells in Where the Water Goes is crucial to our future: how a patchwork of engineering marvels, byzantine legal agreements, aging infrastructure, and neighborly cooperation enables life to flourish in the desert —and the ...

Where The Water Goes

Author: David Owen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1594633770
Size: 53.26 MB
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The story Owen tells in Where the Water Goes is crucial to our future: how a patchwork of engineering marvels, byzantine legal agreements, aging infrastructure, and neighborly cooperation enables life to flourish in the desert, and the ...

River Notes

Author: Wade Davis
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610912063
Size: 56.47 MB
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In this remarkable blend of history, science, and personal observation, acclaimed author Wade Davis tells the story of America's Nile, how it once flowed freely and how human intervention has left it near exhaustion, altering the water ...

Water Is For Fighting Over

Author: John Fleck
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916794
Size: 19.41 MB
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John Fleck shows how western communities, whether farmers and city-dwellers or U.S. environmentalists and Mexican water managers, actually have a promising record of conservation and cooperation.

Running Dry

Author: Jonathan Waterman
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426205058
Size: 34.33 MB
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The Unnatural World

Author: David Biello
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476743908
Size: 52.21 MB
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An environmental journalist examines the world humanity has created through climate change and chronicles the scientists, billionaires, and ordinary people who are working toward saving the planet.

Cadillac Desert

Author: Marc Reisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440672828
Size: 45.25 MB
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"The definitive work on the West's water crisis." --Newsweek The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water.

A River No More

Author: Philip L. Fradkin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520205642
Size: 75.79 MB
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Ever increasing demands on the river to supply cities in the desert render this new edition all too timely. Philip Fradkin has updated this valuable book with a new preface.

A River Lost

Author: Blaine Harden
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393316902
Size: 70.88 MB
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The author of Africa: Dispatches from a Fragile Continent offers his observations on the exploitation of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest, assessing the effects of dams, irrigation, and flood control on the people and environment ...