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Water

  • By: Stephanie C. Kane
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Water, the basic medium of all forms of life, is essential to global human security and an important part of global economic and political interaction. Necessary to daily life everywhere, water cycles through the planet's hydrosphere. The ocean's saltwater currents yield ...

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