The Great Lakes Water Wars
The Great Lakes are the largest collection of fresh surface water on earth, and more than 40 million Americans and Canadians live in their basin. Will we divert water from the Great Lakes, causing them to end up like Central Asia's Aral Sea, which has lost 90 percent of its surface area and 75 percent of its volume since 1960? Or will we come to see that unregulated water withdrawals are ultimately catastrophic? áPeter Annin writes a fast-paced account of the people and stories behind these upcoming battles. Destined to be the definitive story for the general public as well as policymakers, The Great Lakes Water Wars is a balanced, comprehensive look behind the scenes at the conflicts and compromises that are the past-and future-of this unique resource.
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Review: The Great Lakes Water WarsUser Review - Gary Street - Goodreads
Excellent and sobering discussion. Anyone that is concerned about the future of the Great Lakes, and their enormous store of fresh water (over 20% of the world's fresh water) must read this book. Read full review
Review: The Great Lakes Water WarsUser Review - Eric B. Kennedy - Goodreads
Really great introduction to some of the issues and policy surrounding the Great Lakes region of North America. While it's a non-fiction account of history and politics, it very approachable and ... Read full review
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