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Freshwater

Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives

Freshwater( )
Author: Balliett, James Fargo
ISBN:978-0-7656-8235-2
Publication Date:May 2014
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $60.95
Book Description:

Freshwater is our planet's most precious resource, and also the least conserved. Freshwater makes up only 3 percent of the total water on the planet, and yet the majority (1.9 percent) is held in a frozen state in glaciers, icebergs, and polar ice fields. This leaves approximately one-half of 1 percent of the total volume of water on the planet as freshwater available in liquid form.

This book traces the complex history of the steady growth of humankind's water consumption,...
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Book Details
Pages:168
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 Inches



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