Desert Channels: The Impulse to Conserve by Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, and Mandy Martin

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May 2011, no. 331

Desert Channels: The Impulse to Conserve by Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, and Mandy Martin

CSIRO Publishing, $59.95 hb, 348 pp

Desert Channels: The Impulse to Conserve by Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, and Mandy Martin

by
May 2011, no. 331

In recent months a significant part of Australia has been subject to deluge and flood. As the continent recharges its waterways and water tables, we are like an ant nest into which a curious child has thrust a hose – rushing about rescuing and shoring up, patching and rebuilding, behaving as if this upheaval is an aberration, and as if building towns and cities on flood plains is sensible.

Kim Mahood reviews 'Desert Channels: The Impulse to Conserve' edited by Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, and Mandy Martin

Desert Channels: The Impulse to Conserve

by Libby Robin, Chris Dickman, and Mandy Martin

CSIRO Publishing, $59.95 hb, 348 pp

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