Fresh water goes global

C.J. Vörösmarty, Arjen Ysbert Hoekstra, S.E. Bunn, D. Conway, J. Gupta

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Water management is a central responsibility of civil society. Major questions persist regarding practice, policy, and the underlying evidence and methods to inform both. Over the next 3 weeks, Science presents essays invited to debate key issues in freshwater research and management. This week: local versus global. When, and to what extent, should a global viewpoint replace, or work in tandem with, enduring localized perspectives?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)478-479
Issue number6247
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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    Vörösmarty, C. J., Hoekstra, A. Y., Bunn, S. E., Conway, D., & Gupta, J. (2015). Fresh water goes global. Science, 349(6247), 478-479.