Water and the Quest for Sustainable Development in the Ganges Valley

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Graham Chapman, Michael Thompson
Mansell Pub., 1995 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
The Ganges basin is home to 10% of the human race - 500 million people - and the environmental problems are enormous. Many of the region's problems such as deforestation, soil erosion, pollution and droughts, are directly related to the role of water in the economy and environment. This text examines the complexity of this region's dependence on water.

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John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, and Graham Chapman (estate) are all lifelong (so far) members of Monty Python.
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