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This book is intended to meet the academic requirements of the subject 'Environmental Studies' for undergraduate students in Indian and overseas universities. The contents have been prepared keeping in mind the widest possible variations in the background of the users.The entire UGC syllabus and supplementary materials are in the nine chapters. Chapter 1 describes the multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies. Chapter 2 and 3 comprehensively elaborate the forest, water, minerals, food, energy and land resources. Chapter 4 explains various aspects of biodiversity. Chapter 5 discusses the science of ecology and concepts of ecosystem. Chapter 6 is an exhaustive description of environmental pollution, its sources, effects and control measures. The sustainable development has been discussed in Chapter 7. Issues on environment and health, human rights, AIDS, women & child welfare and role of IT industry have been addressed in great length in Chapter 8.Key features of this book include authentic, simple to the point and latest account of each and every topic besides well sketched illustrations and various case studies. The book also contains glossary of terms which can be of particular use to students with little or no science background, and appendices and abbreviations commonly used in describing environmental studies

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Author: B. S. Chauhan
Publisher: Firewall Media
Release: 2008-05
File: 377 Pages
ISBN-13: 8131803287

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Genre: Earth sciences
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Release: 1999
File: 90 Pages
ISBN-13: 0731342259

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Genre: Environmental management
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Release: 2003
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015073130968

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Genre: Science
Author: Daniel D. Chiras
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2004-12-21
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0763735698

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Offers students and teachers the tools to explore various environmental issues; includes hands-on activities to learn more about environmental problems and what can be done to solve them.

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Genre: Environmental sciences
Author: Pam Walker
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
Release: 2010
File: 172 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781438129105

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The ever-increasing awareness and growing focus on environmental issues such as climate change and energy use is bringing about an urgency in expanding research to provide possible solutions to these problems. Through current engineering research and emerging technologies, scientists work to combat modern environmental and ecological problems plaguing the globe. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Engineering and Environmental Science provides emerging research on the current and forthcoming trends in engineering and environmental sciences to resolve several issues plaguing researchers such as fossil fuel emission and climate change. While highlighting these challenges, including chemical toxicity environmental responsibility, readers will learn how engineering applications can be used across disciplines to aid in reducing environmental hazards. This book is a vital resource for engineers, researchers, professors, academicians, and environmental scientists seeking current research on how engineering tools and technologies can be applied to environmental issues.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi
Publisher: IGI Global
Release: 2018-09-07
File: 506 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781522573609

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Inspiring people to care about the planet. This online-only edition of ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY, 8E, brings you the inspiration and knowledge you need to make a difference in solving today's environmental issues. MindTap Environmental Science for Miller/Spoolman’s ESSENTIALS OF ECOLOGY, 8th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the MindTap Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot P” will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes, and create custom flashcards. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Science
Author: G. Tyler Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2020-06-02
File: 50 Pages
ISBN-13: 1337112453

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Genre: Environmental sciences
Author: Bill Freedman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2006
File: 652 Pages
ISBN-13: 0132000415

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Reviews recent research in eukaryotic, agricultural, environmental, and microbial biotechnology with a view to keeping scientists, government officials, and industrialists up to date on trends and advances in subspecialties adjacent to their own. Some of the specific topics are moveable elements in

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Genre: Science
Author: S. Mongkolsuk
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 1992
File: 230 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780306443527

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Published to coincide with the Fourth United Nations Environmental Assembly, UN Environment's sixth Global Environment Outlook calls on decision makers to take bold and urgent action to address pressing environmental issues in order to protect the planet and human health. By bringing together hundreds of scientists, peer reviewers and collaborating institutions and partners, the GEO reports build on sound scientific knowledge to provide governments, local authorities, businesses and individual citizens with the information needed to guide societies to a truly sustainable world by 2050. GEO-6 outlines the current state of the environment, illustrates possible future environmental trends and analyses the effectiveness of policies. This flagship report shows how governments can put us on the path to a truly sustainable future - emphasising that urgent and inclusive action is needed to achieve a healthy planet with healthy people. This title is also available as Open Access on Cambridge Core.

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Genre: Science
Author: UN Environment
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2019-05-31
File: 744 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781108707664

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