The present book provides consolidated information on each and every aspect of the environment. The book comprises 12 chapters opening with the introduction and importance of environmental sciences, then physics of natural resources, structure and functions of ecosystem, biodiversity and conservation, environmental pollution, environmental impact assessment, human population and environment, waste pollution and management, environmental laws, social issues, global warming and concludes with the carbon credits.
The book provides in-depth information on types of natural resources and associated problems, biogeographical classification of India, sources and effects of different kinds of pollution, methodology of environmental impact assessment, environmental and human health, hazardous waste management and treatment technologies.
1. Introduction 2. Physics of Natural Resources 3. Structure and Functions of Ecosystem 4. Ecosystem Biodiversity and Conservation 5. Environmental Pollution 6. Environment Impact Assessment 7. Human Population and Environment 8. Waste Pollution and Management 9. Environment Laws 10.Unsustainable to Sustainable Development: Social Issues 11.Global Warming and Carbon Sequestration 12.Financial Promotion for Sustainable Development: Carbon Credits 13.Appendix: The Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001 14.Index.
Ashish Shukla :- Ashish Shukla, Senior Researcher, Dept. of Civil Engg., Architecture Building, Coventry University, UKAnil Kumar :- Anil Kumar is Assistant Professor in the Department of Energy, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, IndiaRenu Singh :- is a faculty member in the Microbiology Department at Institute of Applied Medicines and Research (I.A.M.&R.), Duhai, Ghaziabad, U. P., where he teaches microbiology and bacteriology to B. Sc., M. Sc., (microbiology and biotechnology), and M. Tech. biotechnology students. She has completed her thesis for masters from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. She also served for four years as Lecturer in the Medical Microbiology Department at Combined (PG) Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (C. I. M. S. & R.) 4-B, Race Course, Dehradun, Uttrakhand.
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