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PODCAST: Q&A with Sandra Postel, author of Replenish

Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity

Sandra Postel
Island Press
333 pp.
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After centuries of attempts to bend the water cycle to our will, many regions around the world remain vulnerable to flooding, drought, and other water-related perils. It may be time to try a more natural tack, argues Sandra Postel in Replenish. This week on the Science podcast, Postel advocates for water-management projects that work with, rather than against, the natural water cycle.

To hear the rest of the show, visit the Science podcast page.


About the author

Jennifer Golbeck is at the Social Intelligence Lab, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA.