Reference Resource of the Week: The Atlas of Water – Mapping the World’s Most Critical Resource

Explore the earth’s water supply – its limitations, nature, uses and abuses, from the points of view of farmers, industrialists and households. From the impact of climate to water privatization, from pollution to water footprints, from dam construction to bottled water, this book is full of details, graphs and images.

Did you know that…?

…the number of dead zones in the oceans increased by 30% between 1995 and 2007?   Did you know a child dies of malaria every 30 seconds?

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