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close this bookFreshwater Resources in Arid Lands (UNU, 1997, 94 p.)
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close this folder1: Fresh water - A scarce resource in arid lands
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close this folder2: Negev: land, water, and civilization in a desert environment
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close this folder4: Water resources and agricultural environment in arid regions of China
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close this folder5: The development of groundwater resources on the Miyakojima Islands
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Brown, L.R., et al. 1996. State of the World 1996. W.W. Norton and Company, New York.

Glazovsky, N.F. 1995. The Aral Sea Basin. In: J.X. Kasperson, R.E. Kasperson, and B.L. Turner II (eds.), Regions at Risk: Comparisons of Threatened Environments, 92-139. United Nations University Press, Tokyo.

Mainguet, M., K. Mersmann, and M. Visser. 1996. Man-lnduced Desertification? UN University Lectures 12. The United Nations University, Tokyo.

Murakami, M. 1995. Managing Water for Peace in the Middle East: Alternative Scenarios. United Nations University Press, Tokyo.

Tolba, M.K., O.A. El-Kholy, E. El-Hinnawi, M.W. Holdgate, D.F. McMichael, and R.E. Munn (eds.). 1992. The World Environment 1972 1992: Two Decades of Challenge. Chapman and Hall, London.

UN. 1992. Agenda 21. United Nations, New York.

Wolf, A.T. 1995. Hydropolitics along the Jordan River: Scarce Water and Its Impact on the Arab-lsraeli Conflict. United Nations University Press, Tokyo.