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Concern about future supplies of fresh water to society, to meet the full range of human needs, now comes very high on the priority list of global societal issues. An overarching issue, which this book addresses, is whether global climate change is a dominant driver of change in the structure and function of all natural water-based ecosystems, or whether direct human population growth and accelerated consumption are playing an equal or greater role. This book divides the whole aquatic realm into 21 ecosystems, from those on land (both saline and fresh water) to those of the open and deep oceans. It draws on the understanding of leading ecologists to summarize the state and likely condition by the year 2025 of each of the ecosystems. Written for academic researchers and environmental professionals, the aim is to put the climate change debate into a broader context as a basis for conservation science and planning.


' … [this] volume edited by Polunin provides an enriching, stimulating, and very enjoyable reading. It permits to understand and to appreciate the true complexity of life in the water as well as its vulnerability to our human activity. This book will be appreciated by professional scientists, students, school teachers, ecologically-oriented activists, and a broad audience of nature amateurs. It is very desirable to gather similarly talented teams of authors in order to write such books on the other types of ecosystems.'

Source: Paläontologie Allgemeine

'… a 'must' for all university libraries, and a thoroughly useful reference tome for undergraduates and graduates alike.'

Source: Progress in Physical Geography

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