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Of all the water on earth, only 3% of it is freshwater, 97% of it being salty. Most of this 3% is located in the polar icecaps and in underground reservoirs. It is estimated that only 3% of freshwater reserves are found in rivers and lakes1.Water, so abundant and revered for its ability to give life, is becoming a scarce resource.

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Field Value
Document type Advocacy and promotional materials
Language of document
  • English
Short title (alternative/varying form of title) IUCN Environmental Law and Policy Paper No. 58 rev.
  • Ground water
  • Irrigation and water management
  • Water resources
  • Water rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) Aguilar, Grethel
Co-author (individual) Iza, Alejandro
ISBN number 9782831713911
Publication place Gland, Switzerland
Publisher IUCN, / IUCN Environmental Law Centre, Bonn, Germany
Publication date 2011
Pagination x, 227 p
Date uploaded June 14, 2015, 21:53 (UTC)
Date modified December 28, 2015, 08:21 (UTC)