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Challenges in Sustainable Development

P K Singhal and Pankaj Shrivastava

ISBN 10: 8126119934 / ISBN 13: 9788126119936
Published by Anmol, New Delhi, 2004
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Contents 1. Threats to tropical biodiversity and its remediation/P.K. Singhal. 2. Education for sustainable development need for teacher preparation/M.J. Ravindranath. 3. Conservation of species diversity and sustainable forest management through people's participation an experience from South West Bengal/S.K. Banerjee and T.K. Mishra. 4. Conceptual issues and approaches to biodiversity conservation and sustainable development of Wetland ecosystem/N.C. Nandi. 5. Significance of sacred groves in sustainable development of Northeast India/A. Arunachalam K. Arunachalam and M.L. Khan. 6. Biological control of water hyacinth (eichhornia crassipes) through natural enemy (neochetina bruchi)/A. Bajpai S. Pani A. Dubey and S.M. Misra. 7. Sustainable shrimp farming in India/P. Soundarapandian and N. John Samuel. 8. Sustainable management in degraded forests under joint forest management an eco silvicultural approach/O.P. Chaubey A.A. Ansari and Amit Pandey. 9. Networking environmental education in schools via DIETs/M. Selvam and B. William Dharma Raja. 10. Environmental impact assessment of river valley projects scientific positions issues and practice/Arif Siddiquie Divya Agarwal Anil K. Gupta and Mohammad Yunus. 11. Plant species for restoration of degraded land/P/K. Mishra and K.C. Gupta. 12. Sustainable agriculture an ecointrospection for India/Divya Agarwal Arif Siddiquie Anil K. Gupta and Mohammad Yunus. 13. Phytoremediation of fly ash landfills role of phytochelatins in detoxification of toxic metal lons/D.K. Gupta U.N. Rai and A.K. Gupta. 14. Biotechnological approaches to solve environmental problems a research purview and prospects/A. Arunachalam. 15. Regulating hazardous waste/R.K. Srivastava and Vandana Reghuvanshi. 16. Biotechnological solutions to environmental problems/N.S. Amritkar and M.Y. Kamat. 17. Environmental hazards vis a vis slope erosion risk and role of vegetation in its mitigation/B.C. Joshi Abhimanyu Singh Anil K. Gupta and Kishor Kumar. 18. Effects on groundwater potential by 2020 AD and conservation of water/L.P. Chourasia. 19. Threats to sustainable development Bhopal gas disaster/Vimal K. Sharma. 20. Sustainable utilization and management of Bhomra Beel West Bengal/S.K. Pramanik and N.C. Nandi. 21. Understanding sustainable development/D.P. Singh. 22. Meghalayan forests and sustainable development/A. Arunachalam K. Arunachalam and M.L. Khan. 23. Biotechnology a new approach to sustainable environment and development/R.K. Srivastava and Seema Srivastava. Index. Tropical ecosystems are very rich in biodiversity. But the poor state of economy fast human growth and widespread habitat losses are the primary threats to this biodiversity. Increasing pollution and global warming are expected to fasten the loss of biodiversity in these regions. For sustainability of the future human populations it is essential that there must be concreted efforts to stem the fast loss of tropical biodiversity coupled with sustainable development of resources restoration of habitats and documentation of available biodiversity. The indigenous people and their traditional practices can play a vital role in this respect. However this knowledge database is highly fragmented and there are increasing incidences of conflicts between the indigenous societies and resource managers about their rights on biodiversity. There is need for a greater harmony and coordination among the various stakeholders such as policy planners scientists and indigenous people. For facilitating awareness among the stakeholders the present volume has compiled the recognizable threats to biodiversity and participative methods of sustainable development being practiced in different parts of our country. This compilation should help in bringing together the politicians planners scientists and indigenous people for an efficient management of our rapidly depleting precious biological resources for sustainable development of the poor people better documentation of our b. Bookseller Inventory # 53854

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Title: Challenges in Sustainable Development

Publisher: Anmol, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

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