Water in Plain Sight download free [PDF and Ebook] by Judith D. Schwartz

Water in Plain Sight download free [PDF and Ebook] by Judith D. Schwartz year 2016
  • Book name: Water in Plain Sight
  • Author: Judith D. Schwartz
  • Release date: 2016/3/4
  • Publisher: ST MARTIN'S PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9781250069917
  • Rating: 7.26 of 10
  • Votes: 640
  • Review by: Asher Cardona
  • Review rating: 8.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/9
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 29 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Water scarcity is on everyone's mind. Long taken for granted, water availability has entered the realm of economics, politics, and people's food and lifestyle choices. But as anxiety mounts - even as a swath of California farmland has been left fallow and extremist groups worldwide exploit the desperation of people losing livelihoods to desertification - many are finding new routes to water security with key implications for food access, economic resilience, and climate change. Water does not perish, nor require millions of years to form as do fossil fuels. However, water is always on the move in this timely, important book, Judith D. Schwartz presents a refreshing perspective on water that transcends zero-sum thinking. By allying with the water cycle, we can revive lush, productive landscapes. Like the river in rural Zimbabwe that, thanks to restorative grazing, now flows miles further than in living memory. Or the food forest of oranges, pomegranates, and native fruit-bearing plants in Tucson, grown through harvesting urban wastewater. Or the mini-oasis in West Texas nourished by dew.Animated by stories from around the globe, Water In Plain Sight is an inspiring reminder that fixing the future of our drying planet involves understanding what makes natural systems thrive.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H0M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Hydrology & The Hydrosphere, Water Supply & Treatment, Management Of Land & Natural Resources, Oceanography (seas), Property & Real Estate
  • Available formats: WORD, DOC, EPUB, HTML, HTMLZ, TXT, LRF, PDF. Compressed in RAR, JAR, TAR, ISO, RZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 21.07 USD
  • Dimensions: 162x240x23mm
  • Weight: 438g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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