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date: 24 August 2019

Water Security (China and India: Assessing Sustainability)  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Zareen Pervez BHARUCHAZareen Pervez BHARUCHA

Water security is the term used to describe the availability of adequate water to meet the needs of social-ecological systems. Water security varies widely across India, China, and East and Southeast Asia. Key challenges stem from the demands of huge, industrializing populations and climate-related stress. These countries must navigate trade-offs between different social and ecological demands on water if they are to ensure sustained and sustainable development. ...

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