This book Environmental Studies for Undergraduate Courses follows specifically and strictly designed model syllabus prescribed by the UGC for undergraduate courses of higher education in India. The textbook has been divided into eight units. The first unit covers definition, scope and importance of environmental studies. Second unit explains the renewal and non-renewal resources. Next unit introduces the reader to the types of ecosystems, and food chains. Fourth unit describes biodiversity and its conservation. The fifth unit elaborates sources of pollution, solid waste management, and disaster management. Sixth unit discusses sustainable development, urban problems, climate & global warming, and legislative environmental Acts. Human welfare and environment form the next unit. Fieldwork relating to study of simple ecosystems forms the eighth and the last unit. The salient features of the book include a simple explanation of the subject, relevant case studies, environmental quotes and interesting facts.
|Author||DR.SUSHMITA BASKAR & DR. R. BASKAR|
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