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Environmental Controversies

S K Agarwal and P S Dubey

ISBN 10: 8176482919 / ISBN 13: 9788176482912
Published by APH, 2002
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Contents: Preface. I. Development and degradation: 1. Ecology and development syndrome. 2. Multilateral development banks. 3. The economics of destruction. 4. Strategies of process oriented development. 5. Metabolism of human development. 6. Development versus disease. 7. Equity and development. 8. The Gandhian way. 9. Environmental protection measures.10. Environmentally sound development. 11. Sustainability. II. River water disputes:1. The Ganga water controversy. 2. The Indus river water controversy. 3. Cauvery river water dispute. III. Indira Gandhi Nahar project. IV. Ecology of floods. V. High dam controversies: 1. Silent Valley. 2. Pooyamkutty dam. 3. Almatti dam. 4. Koyana dam. 5. Narmada Sagar dams. 6. Sardar Sarovar dam. 7. Maheshwar dam. 8. Bargidam. 9. Tehri dam. 10. Hirakud dam. 11. Aswan dam. 12. Mekong dams. 13. Bakun dam. 14. Arun III. VI. Tana delta controversy. VII. Taj Trapezium controversy. VIII.Bhopal tragedy. IX. Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster. X. Dabhol Power project. XI. Chilika lake controversy. XII. Ganga action plan controversy. XIII. Democracy and environment. XIV. North-south controversy. Bibliography. Subject index. "Environment controversies are the result of the ballooning human population and the relentless consumption of natural resources. They often generate considerable heat and public debate. Unsustainable development push individual states up against environmental limits. River water disputes have occurred in many states and countries. Construction of big dams not only dislocate the homes and livelihood of 334 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 38278

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Title: Environmental Controversies

Publisher: APH

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

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