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Kashmir Ecology and Environment : New Concerns and Strategies

S Bhatt

ISBN 10: 8176486019 / ISBN 13: 9788176486019
Published by APH, 2004
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Contents Preface. I. Inaugural Session 1. Introduction/S. Bhatt. II. Presentation of papers 1. Dal Lake environmental issues and conservation strategy/D.P. Zutshi. 2. Environment and some hydroelectric projects in Kashmir/S. Bhowmik. 3. Can we ever manage solid wastes/Iqbal Malik. 4. Managing natural resources for sustainable mountain development/P.S. Ramakrishnan K.G. Saxena K.S. Rao and R.K. Maikhuri. 5. Soil and water conservation in situ an innovative technique/S.D. Swatantra. 6. Water resources management issues and concerns/A.J. James. 7. Environmental issues for sustainable development/B.B. Dhar. 8. Degeneration of environment in Kashmir Valley need for immediate awakening/M. Afzal Wani. 9. Major environmental issues in Kashmir/S. Bhatt. 10. Education and environment protection in Kashmir/M. L. Wali. III. Presentation of papers (Contd.) 11. Dal Lake the dying heritage/P.N. Kachru. 12. Recent history of Kashmir an account from the issues of environment/S.N. Pandita. 13. Environment in Bhumi Sukhta of Atharva Veda/T.N. Dhar Kundan. 14. A study of environment of Wular Lake Kashmir/Nahida Assad Basu. 15. The drums of doom a poem on present state of environment in Kashmir/Mohamad Yusuf Khan Adil. 16. Trends in global environment movement/S. Bhatt. 17. Recent Kashmiri migration and impact on social environment/Ravindra Kumar Kaul. 18. Biodiversity and environmental concerns of Kashmir/A.R. Wani. 19. Conservation of Wetlands in India/Sidharth Kaul. 20. Changes in environment of Kashmir/Dawarka Nath Munshi. 21. Our rare legacy chinars lakes and poshi nools/Chandrakantha Veshin. 22. Air pollution legal control mechanics in Jammu and Kashmir/Mohd. Ayub Dar. 23. Ode to a tree/Dwarka Nath Munshi. 24. The glorious playfield/Dwarka Nath Munshi. IV. Summary and recommendations of seminar 25. Summary and recommendations of seminar/S. Bhatt. Index. This book represents the proceedings of a National Seminar held by Kashmir Education Culture and Science Society on 8 November 2003 on ecological and environmental issues of Kashmir. Environment protection and sustainable development are subjects of common concern world over. Kashmir's environment forms part of the Himalayan mountain range. Kashmir has an important place in the ecological system concerning India with its forests water resources cultural sites and monuments. The participants in seminar included eminent scholars from Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi University Kashmir University Jamia Millia Hamdard University Indian Law Institute Ministry of Environment and Forest as also officers from Jammu and Kashmir State Pollution Control Board. It was an interdisciplinary seminar of scientists economists lawyers bureaucrats and historians. The participants reflected on the current trends in national and global environment movement. The role of modern science for sustainable development has been highlighted. New science will help to make a prosperous Kashmir. People in Kashmir are looking forward to developing a beautiful valley and a creative scientific society. They want to promote harmony with nature and a multi cultural society as was the dream of poets of Kashmir Mehjoor and Zinda Kaul and saints and sages like Lal Ded and Nund Rishi. Kashmiris see a new hope of progress in the new environmental science. The book also has some analysis on the environmental issues of modern world. New science philosophy can be combined with eastern ideas as has been suggested by scientists like Prigogine Hawking and Enstein. The environment movement therefore makes for a new dialogue with nature a new unity of science and world peace. The book should be of interest in India and abroad to specialists in environmental sciences as also to the general public. Hon'ble President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has also in his new year message of 2004 inspired all creative people to make India a developed nation by the help of new sciences and economics of sustainable development. 305 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 51383

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