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Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience along International Waters

Europe

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: August 2009
  • Page count: 196
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 09.III.D.16

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Within many international river basins including those in Europe, the demand for water for domestic, industrial, and environmental purposes in growing annually. Thus nations sharing river systems, lakes, and aquifers are becoming more vulnerable to tensions and conflicts, and climate change will, in many places, intensifying these challenges. Monitoring, predicting, and pre-empting transboundary water conflicts, particularly in developing countries will become more central to future human and environmental security. This report focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing Europe – a continent that enjoys relatively abundant water resources.