Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource, 2nd Edition
Series: The Earthscan Atlas
The planet's finite supply of fresh water is under such pressure that soon it may be the most valuable commodity on earth. The new edition of this crucial and timely atlas shows water distribution worldwide, and reflects the latest thinking and emerging issues. With updated data throughout, the...
Published September 8th 2009 by Unknown
Opening the Door on the Global Sanitation Crisis
Except in schoolboy jokes, the subject of human waste is rarely aired. We talk about ?water-related? diseases when most are sanitation-related - in short, we don?t mention the shit. A century and a half ago, a long, hot summer reduced the Thames flowing past the UK Houses of Parliament to a ?Great...
Published February 26th 2008 by Unknown