Lynne Heasley,Daniel Macfarlane's Border Flows: A Century of the Canadian-American Water PDF

By Lynne Heasley,Daniel Macfarlane

ISBN-10: 1552388956

ISBN-13: 9781552388952

Declining entry to clean water is likely one of the twenty-first century’s such a lot urgent environmental and human rights demanding situations, but the fight for water isn't a brand new reason. The 8,800-kilometer border dividing Canada and the U.S. comprises greater than 20 percentage of the world’s overall freshwater assets, and Border Flows lines the century-long attempt via Canada and the U.S. to regulate and deal with their ecologically and economically shared rivers and lakes. Ranging around the continent, from the nice Lakes to the Northwest Passage to the Salish Sea, the histories in Border Flows supply serious insights into the old fight to deal with those important waters. From a number of views, the e-book finds substitute paradigms in water background, legislation, and coverage at scales from the neighborhood to the transnational. scholars, involved electorate, and policymakers alike will enjoy the classes to be chanced on alongside this severe overseas border.

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