Lifelines, The Case for River Conservation

by Tim Palmer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Written in English
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  • Conservation of the environment,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Stream conservation,
  • Nature,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • United States,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
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  • Ecosystem management

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Lifelines makes an eloquent and compelling case for modern river conservation. By vividly illustrating its importance to society at large, Tim Palmer's text will inspire people from all perspectives and all walks of life to become personally involved in work to protect and restore their local waters.

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Lifelines makes an eloquent and compelling case for modern river conservation. By vividly illustrating its importance to society at large, Tim Palmer's text will inspire people from all perspectives and all walks of life to become personally involved in work to protect and restore their local waters.

-- Don Elder, president, River NetworkCited by: "Lifelines makes an eloquent and compelling case for modern river conservation. By vividly illustrating its importance to society at large, Tim Palmer's text will inspire people from all perspectives and all walks of life to become personally involved in work to protect and restore their local waters." – Don Elder, president, River NetworkPrice Range: £ - £ Lifelines: the case for river conservation Tim Palmer Snippet view - All Book Search results » Lifelines the author () Tim Palmer has been involved in river protection since as a writer, photographer, planner, conservationist, speaker and consultant.

He is the author of 14 books on rivers and conservation, and speaks. Palmer examines the alarming condition of rivers in today's world, reports on the success in restoring some of our most polluted streams and in stopping destructive dams, and builds the case for what must be done to avoid the collapse of riparian ecosystems and to reclaim qualities we cannot do without.

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Lifelines makes an eloquent and compelling case for modern river conservation. By vividly illustrating its importance to society at large, Tim Palmer's text will inspire people from all perspectives and all walks of life to become personally involved in work to protect and restore their local watersDon Elder, president, River NetworkAuthor: Tim Palmer.

The Case for River Conservation book reflect on the arguments for and against conservation efforts and provide excellent discussions of hydropower, concrete waterways, and other issues. * Midwest Book Review * Lifelines is the talented Tim Palmer's most ambitious river book to date; read it as both a celebration and a : Tim Palmer.

River conservation does not take place in isolation from its economic, geopolitical, social, cultural and technological context, and immense changes have occurred in all these areas since The human activities affecting rivers are largely the same although their. Chapters reflect on the arguments for and against conservation efforts and provide excellent discussions of hydropower, concrete waterways, and other issues.

* Midwest Book Review * Lifelines is the talented Tim Palmer's most ambitious river book to date; read it as both a celebration and a warning. This book is intended for those with an academic, scientific and practical interest in river conservation and management.

It provides an overview of how changes in legislation, policies, institutional responsibilities, science, technology, practical techniques and public perception have influenced how rivers have been managed over the past 20 years and the challenges that lie ahead during the.

Lifelines: The Case for River Conservation Lifelines is a key book for anyone who loves rivers or who has become involved with river conservation.

Palmer deftly explains why rivers are so important for all of life and inspires everyone who cares to adopt their home river. Rivers for Life: The Case for Conservation Priorities in the Face of Water Infrastructure Development | 9 Freshwater ecosystems play a vital role in the lives of humans, providing critical provisioning services, the basis for economic activities, and a wide range of regu.

"e;In Lifelines, Tim Palmer addresses the fate of our waterways. While proposals for gigantic federal dams are no longer common, and some of the worst pollution has been brought under control, myriad other concerns have appeared -- many of them more subtle and complex than the threats of the examines the alarming condition of rivers in today's world, reports on the success in.

This introductory chapter looks back over the last 20 years, describes some of the changes that have taken place in river conservation since the conference, and considers what still remains to be done. In particular it reexamines the case for conservation. Although it uses examples from around the world, it focuses primarily on mainland Europe and the UK (England, Wales, Scotland and.

Salt River Ecosystem Restoration Project. Case Study: Santee River Basin Watershed Planning. The NOAA Hydropower Program works with partners including other federal agencies, industry, states, non-governmental organizations, and Tribes to identify and implement solutions to reopen rivers to migratory fish while preserving hydropower generation.

5 River Conservation Organizations to Follow Right Now. If you’ve seen American Rivers’ annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers, or Canoe and Kayak’s ongoing series of the 10 Most Threatened Paddling Classics, it may seem that every way we turn there’s another river at y, there are some heavy-hitting conservation groups fighting the good fight and doing essential.

In Lifelines, Tim Palmer addresses the fate of our waterways. While proposals for destructive federal dams are no longer common, and some of the worst pollution has been brought under control, myriad other concerns have appeared-many of them more complex than threats of the past.

Read "Lifelines The Case For River Conservation" by Tim Palmer available from Rakuten Kobo. "In Lifelines, Tim Palmer addresses the fate of our waterways.

While proposals for gigantic federal dams are no longer c. River Conservation: Challenges and Opportunities discusses the main threats faced by river ecosystems, the main socioeconomic drivers of these threats, and the possibilities to conserve and restore rivers. The main message is one of urgency: there is no time to lose to preserve a significant proportion of river biodiversity.

10mins Case against Madhya have not taken any step to save the dying Bharathapuzha river, lifeline of the Palakkad, Thrissur and Malappuram districts. of check-dams for water conservation. The emphasis is now towards working with the river system rather than against it and applying a more natural form of river management whilst taking account of local land use needs.

DfI Rivers adopts an integrated river management approach which aims to achieve both nature conservation and flood risk management objectives. The book still works, to this day, as a perfectly functional travel guide, although laughter diverts the reader.

An excellent guide for every serious Thames pilgrim. Heart of. ABSTRACTThe Halda is the only tidal freshwater river in the world where major Indian carps spawn naturally. The river also serves as a source of drinking and irrigation water, a fishing ground and a means of water transportation.

We investigated the biodiversity and ecosystem services of the Halda in the context of the conservation of this river in cooperation with river-dependent community. About this book. Leading water experts Sandra Postel and Brian Richter explain why restoring and preserving more natural river flows are key to sustaining freshwater biodiversity and healthy river systems, and describe innovative policies, scientific approaches, and management reforms for.

Summary of Conservation Case Studies City Problem Approach Results New York City, By the early s, increased New York’s conservation initiatives Leak detection and repair, New York demand and periods of drought included education, metering, leak metering, and toilet replacements resulted in water-supply facilities detection, water use.

By Dr. Julie Kunen When most people think of conservation in the Amazon, images of rainforests – burned and bulldozed for cattle pastures and plantations –come to mind.

And, indeed, in the past two decades somesquare kilometers of rainforest in the region have been lost. Fewer of us remember that the largest river.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. This document is an Overview of the World Bank Group and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery's book, Lifelines: The Resilient Infrastructure Opportunity, and is part of the Sustainable Infrastructure Series.

To read the entire publication, please click here. AbstractStream and river systems are a critical component of the world’s commons, providing a public good that is essential to all life. Almost half the stream and river systems in the USA are in poor condition because thousands of institutions and millions of people have historically made—and continue to make—poor decisions about watershed stewardship.Amazon River - Amazon River - Ecological concerns: International concern about the ecological consequences of continuing deforestation has been growing and was underscored by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (“Earth Summit”) held in Rio de Janeiro in International calls for conservation were based on the view that the Amazon basin is a global.

This river also connects the area to the Danum Valley Conservation Area. Some years back when we first started promoting and introducing Bukit .