Introduction to Environment Management

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This comprehensive book, now in its Second Edition, discusses different aspects of the environment, ecosystems, effects of global warming and pollution, and various ways to conserve nature and save the environment. In this edition, three new chapters-Environment Management Accounting, Ecological and Environmental Economics, and Environmental Behaviour and Related Disciplines-are included. The nine sections of the book virtually are the nine fundamental components which, in one way or the other, play a crucial role in managing the environment. The book begins with a section on Ecology and classification of ecosystems. The second section on Biodiversity discusses the Biodiversity Acts. The third section is on Environmental degradation, and its causes. The fourth section elaborates on the Agro-ecosystem, its management and techniques of sustainable organic farming. The fifth section of the book on Forest and Wildlife deals with serious issues, like deforestation, its effects on the environment and wildlife, and touches upon the sensitive issue of the threatened extinction of various animals. The sixth section on Waste Management (industrial waste, e-waste and solid waste) discusses the legal aspects of hazardous wastes. The seventh section discusses the Emerging Disciplines in Environmental Management. The eighth section, Environment Legislation, is on environmental laws, international treaties and green marketing. Finally, the ninth section, which focuses on the Ethical Aspects of Environment, highlights important issues like environmental ethics, and how the environment is treated in various religions. The book is interspersed with real-life cases. Designed as a text for postgraduate students of management, this book will be equally useful for undergraduate students of all disciplines.

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M. M. Sulphey (PhD) is Professor, TKM Institute of Management, Karuvelli, Kerala, India. Dr. Sulphey has published research papers in a number of national and international journals and has presented papers at international conferences on various topics including environment management and sustainable development.

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