n Conflict Trends - Editorial

Volume 2000, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1561-9818


Extracted from text ... 2 This edition of Conflict Trends has chosen to focus on water issues with guest editor Anthony Turton BY H. SOLOMON & A. TURTON EDITORIAL s populations grow, finite water resources are being stretched to their limit. We have the same volume of water circulating around our planet now, as we did during the Roman period, yet populations have increased by many orders of magnitude. Consider the follow- ing: the world's population stood at 5,3 billion in 1990, and is expected to pass the 6,2 billion mark this year, reaching 8,5 billion by the year 2025. The twist in the tale is that these population growth levels are fundamentally uneven: little of the pro- jected population growth will take ..

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