• Ecology and Environmental Studies
Book Detail
Publication Year 2015
ISBN-13 978-81-7409-218-8
ISBN-10 81-7409-218-8
Language English
Edition Fourth
Number of Pages 712
Preface The excessive growth of human population, increasing from about 1 billion in the year 1800 ti about 6.7 billion at the start of the year 2008, has resulted in enormous urbanisation and expansion of agricultural, industrial and commercial activities on our fragile planet-earth. The large scale use of fossil fuels (coal, oil and gas) in industries as well as in automobiles have accelarated and resulted in wide spread pollution of our environment, at local, regional, as well as global levels.
Table of Contents *Introduction to the subject of environmental studies *Study of ecology and ecosystems to understand man and his environment *Environmental imbalances caused by natural hazardous and disastrous events *Environmental imbalances caused by human activities and the need for sustainable development *Natural resources and their sustainable development and utilization *Development of energy from various sources and their environmental impacts *Biodiversity and its conservation *Environmental pollution including its regional and global impacts *Water pollution-Causes, effects and control strategies *Air pollution, its causes, effects and control measures *Noise pollution *Soil pollution *Disposal and management of solid wastes *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 *Disaster management *Environment and human population *Environmental management and ISO certification for eco-friendly products *Chapterwise multichoice objective questions (Q1 to Q790 with answers)

Ecology and Environmental Studies

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