Policy Forum

Freshwater Ecosystems and Their Management: A National Initiative

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Science  27 Oct 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5236, pp. 584-585
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5236.584


Recently, the laws and regulations that govern water quality and endangered aquatic ecosystems have begun being evaluated in light of increased demands on use of fresh water. Naiman et al. point out that much of the research aimed at evaluating this important resource is in need of improvement and coordination.