The Atlas of Water, Second Edition: Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource
Climate change and an exponential population explosion threaten the world's supply of fresh water, edging us closer to a global water crisis, with dire implications for agriculture, the economy, the environment, and human health. Completely revised and updated since its first edition, The Atlas of Water is a compelling visual guide to the state of this life-sustaining resource. Using vivid graphics, maps, and charts, it explores the complex human interaction with water over time and across the world. This vibrant atlas addresses all the pressing issues concerning water, from human impacts like dams and construction to water shortages and excessive demand, pollution, privatization, and water management. It also outlines critical tools for managing water, providing safe access to water, and preserving the future of the world's water supply.
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Review: The Atlas of Water: Mapping the World's Most Critical ResourceUser Review - Annie Mesaros - Goodreads
Very helpful for what I need to accomplish: writing an article about water in Kenya. Did you know that, on average, Australians use 282 liters of water per day, per person? Ethiopians use 13. Did you know that golf courses in dry climates use about 8,000 liters per round played? Read full review
Review: The Atlas of Water: Mapping the World's Most Critical ResourceUser Review - Victoria - Goodreads
Intelligent and informative, with outstanding graphics. Read full review