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A river runs again : India's natural world in crisis, from the barren cliffs of Rajasthan to the farmlands of Karnataka / Meera Subramanian.

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New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 363.7 SUBR (Text) 39231033105632 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781610395304 (hardback) :
  • ISBN: 1610395301 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781610395311 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 161039531X (e-book)
  • Physical Description: ix, 335 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2015]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-335).
Summary, etc.:
"India has endured a century of clouds heavy with acid rain, and rivers so thick with industrial effluent that they catch fire. Pollutants from toxic pesticides seep through the rich soils of rural Punjab, where a "Cancer Train" shuttles droves of farmers sick with chemical poisoning to oncology centers in foreign states. Sixty percent of the population lives without access to potable water. India's ecosystem is on a precipice. In A River Runs Again, Meera Subramanian explores this environmental catastrophe through the five elements that make the building blocks of life--earth, water, fire, air, and ether"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Environmentalism > India.
Environmental protection > India > Citizen participation.
Small business > Environmental aspects > India.
Small business > Social aspects > India.
Environmental policy > India.
India > Environmental conditions.

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