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When the rivers run dry : the global water crisis and how to solve it / Fred Pearce.

By: Pearce, Fred.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Granta, 2019Copyright date: ©2018Edition: Fully revised and updated edition.Description: 312 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781846276484; 1846276489.Subject(s): Water-supply | Water resources developmentDDC classification: 333.91
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In When the Rivers Run Dry, Fred Pearce explores the growing world water crisis, from Kent to Kenya. His powerful reportage takes us to places where waterways are turning to sand before they reach the ocean; where fields are parched and crops no longer grow; where once fertile ground has turned to desert; where wars are fought over access to water and cultures are dying out. But he offers us hope for the future - if we can radically revolutionise the way we treat water, and take personal responsibility for the water we use.

Originally published in the United States in 2007.

Includes index.