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Global Common and Global Problems, 1st Edition

Edited by V I Grover

CRC Press

548 pages

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Water is one of the most essential element for the survival of living beings. With the increase in demand and decreasing quality and quantity, water has become one of the major issues and problems in the world today. It is unevenly distributed geographically and temporally, resulting in surpluses for some people and a threat for others. This book c

Table of Contents

Introduction: General Overview; Water and Food Insecurity in Developing Countries: Major Challenges for the 21st CenturyFresh Water Ground Water, Surface Water: Freshwater A Scarce Resource: Its Global Utilization and Sustainable Work Practices in Melbourne, Australia; State of Water Quality and its Management in India; Status of Freshwater in Sri Lanka: From a Precious Resource to a Commodity Wasted and Mismanaged; Strategic Impact Assessment and Root Causes of Pollution in a Transboundary Drainage Basin in Brazil; Water regulation through Two Transitions: The Case of Hungary; Liquid Waste Management Practices and the Efficient Reuse Strategies with Reference to Melbourne Australia; Drinking Water Contaminants and Human Health; Projections of Climate Change on Precipitation Intensities, and Implications to Urban Infrastructure; Climate Change, Water and Poverty in the Morogoro Region, TanzaniaGovernance, Institutions, Laws and Policies: Water Governance and Water Economics; Water basin regimes in Europe and institutional conditions for their sustainability; Public participation in Water Management; Intergovernmental Challenges of Watershed Management: Strategies for Improving Watershed Governance; Sustainability and Freshwater in the Western United States; Governance in Abundance and Scarcity: The Development of Water Rights in the Great Lakes and Murray-Darling Basins; GAPs in the Dialogue of Governance: Conflicting Ideologies of Development in Turkey; Integrated Water Resources Management: A Catalyst for Regional Cooperation?; Water Scarcity and Water Wars in the Middle East?Best Practices Management: Community Based Watersheds: A Novel Approach to Sustainable Freshwater Management; Freshwater Management in Industrialized Urban Areas: The Role of Water ConservationHuman Rights: Introduction to Human Rights Section; Water: A Human Right; Financing the Human Right to Water as Millennium Development Goal

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TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General