September 20, 2017

Drought

Are farmers going to run out of water?

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This is one of a series of six talks by Edward Goldsmith, broadcast on the World Business Report programme of the BBC World Service, 15-19 December 2003. See Related Articles on the right for others in the series. The world is facing a very serious water crisis. Already about one billion people are short of […]

Water losses: exceeding gains?

The Social and Environmental Effects of Large Dams front cover - USA edition

Published as Chapter 5 of The Social and Environmental Effects of Large Dams: Volume 1. Overview. Wadebridge Ecological Centre, Worthyvale Manor Camelford, Cornwall PL32 9TT, UK, 1984. By Edward Goldsmith and Nicholas Hildyard. « previous chapter · contents · next chapter » Introduction In hot, dry areas, the loss of water from a dam’s reservoir and from […]