The Middle East has a limited supply of water. The countries of the region are making increased demands upon that supply.
In the Middle East, a rapidly expanding population is making even more rapidly expanding demands upon the water supply.
Miriam Lowi, in a book that is by and large thoroughly researched and amply documented, considers the Jordan River basin from both a politico economic and geographical perspective, and attempts comparisons (chapter 3) with other ri
I was born on the shores of a desert, a harsh unforgiving environment where even polluted sour-tasting ground water was scarce and had to be hauled daily from distant man-made wells.