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Desert or paradise : restoring endangered landscapes using water management, including lake and pond construction / Sepp Holzer with Leila Dregger ; translated from the German by Thomas Hoelzer.

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Uniform Title:
Wüste oder Paradies. English
Author/Creator:
Holzer, Sepp, author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
First English language edition.
Publication:
East Meon : Permanent Publications, [2012]
Copyright notice:
©2012
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 200 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Note:
Translated from the German.
Summary:
This is a practical guide to restoring damaged, unproductive land by constructing or restoring lakes and ponds to support abundant edible landscapes. It will explain why natural water management is at the centre of any earth restoration; how to design water retention areas that produce 'living' water; show you how to prevent and reverse desertification; how to prevent floods and soil erosion; dam building; growing and harvesting fish; creating economic as well as biological diversity and much more.
Contributor:
Dregger, Leila, author.
Hoelzer, Thomas, translator.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781856231091
1856231097

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