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McNally, A., Magee, D., & Wolf, A. (2009). Hydropower and sustainability: resilience and vulnerability in China’s powersheds. Journal of Environmental Management, 90 Suppl 3, S286–93.

This article explores the application of resilience and vulnerability concepts to water resources management institutions in China, with a focus on large-scale hydropower development projects. The framework of a ‘powershed’ (Mcgee 2006) is used to geographically frame the regions that politically … Continue reading

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Vogel, E. (2012). Parcelling Out the Watershed: The Recurring Consequences of Organising Columbia River Management within a Basin-Based Territory. Water Alternatives, 5(1), 161–190.

Vogle’s account of watershed governance – its history and future – in the Columbia River provides a useful account of, first, the premise used for a reorganization of watershed management, and second, an application of this ideal conception of watershed … Continue reading

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Drieschova, A., Fischhendler, I., & Giordano, M. (2010). The role of uncertainties in the design of international water treaties: an historical perspective. Climatic Change, 105(3-4), 387–408

The concern for uncertainties in water treaties is the focus of this article, and whether uncertainty has been reflected in the language of treaties over shared water resources. The authors argue that the limits of certainty are being recognized. Crisis … Continue reading

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