Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Rocky Mountain Books
Количество страниц: 208
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The RMB Alliance is a new and developing series of clear, passionate and accessible lectures bringing together writers, thinkers, artists, planners and outdoor enthusiasts in the pursuit of ecological stability and common-sense environmental stewardship Growing populations, increasing industrial use and heavy agricultural demand are beginning to tax water supplies in many regions of Canada s west. Future economic and social development will depend upon how much we know about our surface and ground water resources, and how effectively we manage them especially in the face of climate change. The message to take home from this eloquent book is that it is time to dispel the myth of limitless abundance of water in Canada and throughout North America, that although our technologically sophisticated society is fuelled and lubricated largely by petroleum, it ultimately runs on plain water. In his conclusion to this authoritative book, Robert Sandford, chair of the United Nations water...