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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 folder3: The future of freshwater resources in the Arabian peninsula
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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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