• Environmental Studies and Green Technologies

Environmental Studies and Green Technologies

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Book Detail
Publication Year 2008
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-226-7
ASIN 81-7409-226-9
Language English
Edition 1st
Pages 548
Preface Sustainable life style and sustainable developments of lthe countries and of the entire world in this context, assumes a great significance, and has become the prime necessity of today. The sustainable development, as you will read in this book, is defined as " the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs."
Table of Contents
Table of Contents *Introduction *Human environment and ecological balance of nature *Environmental imbalances caused by human activities and the need for sustainable development *Sustainable development and utilization of natural resources *Development of energy from various sources and their environmental impacts *Environmental pollution including its regional and global impacts *Air pollution, its causes, effects and control measures *Water pollution-causes, effects and control strategies *Noise pollution *Soil pollution *Solid waste pollution *Disposal of hazardous biomedical (Solid and Liquid) wastes *Nuclear hazard and radioactive pollution *Marine pollution-a complex and global problem *The India’s environment (protection) Act, 1986 *Environmental management and ISO Certification for Eco-friendly products *Chemical toxicology *Polymers and their eco-friendliness *Green technology *Environmental biotechnology *Some other important terminologies relating to biotechnology.