Written in Water

Written in Water : Messages of Hope for Earth's Most Precious Resource

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Authors tell of such tragedies as water slavery, drought, or contamination, as well as their own professional struggles and successes in pursuit of freshwater solutions.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 155 x 239 x 30.48mm | 480.81g
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • English
  • 1426205724
  • 9781426205729
  • 1,692,254

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"Of all the environmental concerns we face, threats to freshwater rank highest on the list."
--Booklist "The book's central message, that "water conservation is not about scarcity" but rather its careful use and fair distribution, comes through in a number of sober but optimistic calls to action."
-Publishers Weekly

"One new arrival stands out: Written in Water, a collection of water-themed essays published by the National Geographic Society." -Arizona Republic
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About Irena Salina

Irena Salina's first feature-length documentary, Ghost Bird: The Life and Art of Judith Deim (2000) won numerous prestigious international prizes. FLOW: For the Love of Water (2008) won various awards for its exploration of the global water crisis that threatens world health and stability.
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