Whither the Waters

Author: John L. Kessell
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
ISBN: 0826358241
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This book places the man and the map in historical context, reminding readers of the enduring significance of Miera y Pacheco.

The Works of that Eminent Servant of Christ Mr John Bunyan The holy war The desire of the righteous granted The saint s privilege and profit Christ a compleat saviour The saints knowledge of Christ s love A discourse of the house of the forest of Lebanon Of Anti christ and his ruin Saved by grace Christian behaviour A discourse touching prayer The strait gate Some gospel truths opened A vindication of gospel truths opened Light for them that sit in darkness Instruction for the ignorant The holy city The resurrection of the dead and eternal judgment A caution to stir up to watch against sin An exposition on the ten first chapters of Genesis and part of the eleventh The work of Jesus Christ as an advocate Seasonable counsel Divine emblems Mr Bunyan s last sermon Ebal and Gerizzim Prison meditations

Author: John Bunyan
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The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1469775417
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This enthralling anthology, first published in 1887, collects six fantastic tales of adventure written by the author of the classic horror novel, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Stevenson (1850-1894) was a major force in the development of the English short story, and his narrative genius comes to the fore in these tales.

Handbook on Water Security

Author: Claudia Pahl-Wostl
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1782548017
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Water security has received increasing attention in the scientific and public policy communities in recent years. The Handbook on Water Security is a much-needed resource that helps the reader navigate between the differing interpretations of water security. It explains the various dimensions of the topic by approaching it both conceptually and thematically, as well as in relation to experiences in different regions of the world. The international contributors explore the various perspectives on water security to show that it has multiple meanings that cannot easily be reconciled. Topics discussed include: challenges from human security to consumerism, how trade policies can help to achieve water security in a transboundary setting, the potential of risk-based governance arrangements and the ecology of water security. Scholars and postgraduate students in the social sciences working on water-related issues will find this book to be of substantial interest. It will strongly appeal to policymakers and practitioners looking at the strengths and limitations of water security.

Water Resources Allocation

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
Publisher: IWA Publishing
ISBN: 1780407610
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Water resources allocation determines who is able to use water resources, how, when and where. It directly affects the value (economic, ecological, socio-cultural) that individuals and society obtain from water resources. This report overviews how allocation works in a range of countries and how the performance of allocation arrangements can be improved to adjust to changing conditions. Capturing information from 27 OECD countries and key partner economies, the report presents key findings from the OECD Survey of Water Resources Allocation and case studies of successful allocation reform. It provides practical policy guidance for water allocation in the form of a "health check", which can be used to assess the performance of current arrangements and manage the transition to improved regimes.

Adaptation to Climate Change through Water Resources Management

Author: Dominic Stucker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136200398
Format: PDF
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The impacts of human-induced climate change are largely mediated by water, such as alterations in precipitation and glacial melt patterns, variations in river flow, increased occurrence of droughts and floods, and sea level rise in densely populated coastal areas. Such phenomena impact both urban and rural communities in developed, emerging, and developing countries. Taking a systems approach, this book analyzes evidence from 26 countries and identifies common barriers and bridges for local adaptation to climate change through water resources management. It includes a global set of case studies from places experiencing increased environmental and social pressure due to population growth, development and migration, including in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America. All chapters consider the crosscutting themes of adaptive capacity, equity, and sustainability. These point to resilient water allocation policies and practices that are capable of protecting social and environmental interests, whilst ensuring the efficient use of an often-scarce resource.