Water, Cultural Diversity, and Global Environmental Change : Emerging Trends, Sustainable Futures? Paperback
Co-published with UNESCOA product of the UNESCO-IHP project on Water and Cultural Diversity, this book represents an effort to examine the complex role water plays as a force in sustaining, maintaining, and threatening the viability of culturally diverse peoples.
It is argued that water is a fundamental human need, a human right, and a core sustaining element in biodiversity and cultural diversity.
The core concepts utilized in this book draw upon a larger trend in sustainability science, a recognition of the synergism and analytical potential in utilizing a coupled biological and social systems analysis, as the functioning viability of nature is both sustained and threatened by humans.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 560 pages, 138 Illustrations, color; 57 Illustrations, black and white; XLVIII, 560 p. 195 illus., 1
- Publisher: Springer
- Publication Date: 07/12/2011
- Category: Limnology (freshwater)
- ISBN: 9789400718661