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Contemporary Environmental Issues: Vulnerability and Resilience

Vishwa Raj Sharma (Editor)

This book is a comprehensive text on environmental issues. Major contemporary environmental issues have been incorporated in this volume. It is an outcome of the remarkable contribution by eminent academicians, environmentalists, planners and research scholars. This book focuses on environmental issues: vulnerability and resilience in India. It describes pressure as resulting from anthropogenic and economic activities. This volume will be very helpful for the students and research scholars because it encompasses various dimensions of environmental studies.

Contents: Foreword. Preface. I. Resource management: 1. Land susceptibility to degradation in the Kendujhar Plateau, Odisha/Rajesh Kumar Abhay and Punyatoya Patra. 2. Organic farming: a healthy agro-ecosystem management approach (Green revolution to ever green revolution/Swati Rajput. 3. The major sectoral aspects and challenges of ICZM in North Kanara coast/Ashok Kumar and Anju Singh. 4. Sustainable agriculture practices to meet environmental challenges in India/Vinod Kumar, Abhay Shankar Prasad and Manoj Ranjan. 5. Mapping environment for capacity building to use ICT for community development: a GIS application in Jangpura, New Delhi/Swarnima Singh and Poornima Singh. 6. Changing landscapes and livelihoods a study of trans Yamuna area, Delhi/Anjana Mathur Jagmohan and Jg. Mohan. 7. Trans-boundary conservation cooperation: a step towards environmental security of South Asia/Kavita Arora. 8. An initiative towards the conservation of natural resources: indigenous knowledge perspective/Prabuddh Kumar Mishra and Pratibha Tripathi. II. Urban environment: 9. Dynamics of an upcoming urban industrial hub: A case of Gurgaon-Manesar urban complex/Vishwa Raj Sharma and Raman Kumar Singh. 10. Solid waste management in Delhi/Krishna Kumar. 11. State of urban environment in India cities: a case of Delhi, Idnia/vijay Pandey and Vishwa Raj Sharma…III. Water management. IV. Sustainable tourism. V. Women and environment. Index.

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Title Contemporary Environmental Issues: Vulnerability and Resilience
Format Hardcover
Date published: 12.05.2015
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789351710356
length xxvii+479p., Illustrations; Maps; 22cm.