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UNEP (Editor) (2000): Lakes and Reservoirs: Similarities, Differences and Importance. Osaka: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP IETC). URL [Accessed: 17.01.2012].

This online publication focuses on the differences and similarities of lakes and reservoirs considering their characteristics, use and conservation. The publication explains the water cycle as the basis to understand how water moves in nature, shows that although lakes and reservoirs appear to be very similar in fact they can also be very different from each other and also talks about how to take care of them.