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El abanico de bancos de aguas en las Américas/The Range of Water Banks in the Americas



    (Associate Professor, School of Geography and Development. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.)

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    ¿Por qué ha crecido tanto el interés en los bancos de aguas? Porque son una respuesta al aumento de las demandas y de la competencia por el agua, tendencias que conllevan un aumento de la escasez relativa y de los conflictos. Mi objetivo en este documento es destacar la gama de experiencias en torno a los llamados bancos de aguas en los Estados Unidos, a partir del año 1990, haciendo hincapié en su relación con la protección ambiental. Why the interest has grown so much on water banks? They are a response for increasing demand and water competition, trends that increased the relative scarcity and conflict. The aim of this paper is to highlight the range of experiences on the so-called water banks in the United States, from 1990, with emphasis on its relationship with environmental protection

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    Article provided by Estudios de Economía Aplicada in its journal Estudios de Economía Aplicada.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2010)
    Issue (Month): (Agosto)
    Pages: 227-236

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    Handle: RePEc:lrk:eeaart:28_2_1
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