PANNA: Resource Pointer #371 (Water)
Pesticide Action Network Updates Service (PANUPS)
*The New Economy of Water, 2002* Peter H. Gleick, Gary Wolff, Elizabeth L. Chalecki, Rachel Reyes. Discusses the risks and benefits of globalization and privatization of water. 48 pages. $20. Contact Pacific Institute Publications, 654 13th Street, Preservation Park, Oakland, CA 94612; phone (510) 251-1600; fax (510) 251-2203; Website http://www.pacinst.org.
*Restructured Rivers: Hydropower in the Era of Competitive Markets, 2001* Philip Raphals. Explains the restructuring of the electricity market and the impacts on hydroelectricity. 113 pages. $25. Contact International Rivers Network, 1847 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94703; phone (510) 848-1155; fax (510) 848-1008; Website http://www.irn.org; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Guidelines for safe recreational water environments, 2003* World Health Organization. Describes the impacts of recreational use of coastal and freshwater environments on public health. 219 pages. Available for free download at http://www.who.int. Contact World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland; phone (41 22) 791-2476, fax (41 22) 791-4857; email email@example.com.
*Troubled Water: Saints, Sinners, Truth and Lies About the Global Water Crisis, 2004* Anita Roddick. Explores the issues surrounding access to water throughout the world. Discusses solutions to the global water crisis and what individuals can do. $17.95. Contact Chelsea Green Publishing, P.O. Box 428 85 N. Main Street, Suite 120, White River Junction, VT 05001; phone (802) 295-6300; fax (802) 295-6444; Website http://www.chelseagreen.com.
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