ISBN 9788120348356,Introduction To Environment Management

Introduction To Environment Management


Sulphey M. M.



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788120348356

ISBN-10 8120348354


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 416 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

This comprehensive book, now in its Second Edition, discusses the different aspects of environment, the ecosystems, effects of global warming and pollution, and various ways to conserve nature and save environment. In this edition, three new chapters-Environment Management Accounting, Ecological and Environmental Economics, and Environmental Behaviour and Related Disciplines -are included.The nine sections of the book virtually are the nine fundamental components which, in one way or the other, play a crucial role in managing the environment. The book begins with the section on Ecology and classification of ecosystems. The second section on Biodiversity discusses the Biodiversity Acts. The third section is on Environmental degradation , and its causes. The fourth section elaborates on the Agro-ecosystem , its management and techniques of sustainable organic farming. The fifth section of the book on Forest and Wildlife deals with the serious issues, like deforestation, its effects on the environment and the wildlife, and touches upon the most sensitive issue of various animals getting extinct. The sixth section on Waste Management (industrial waste, e-waste and solid waste) discusses the legal aspects of hazardous wastes. The seventh section discusses the Emerging Disciplines in Environmental Management . The eighth section, Environment Legislation , is on environmental laws, international treaties and green marketing. Finally, the ninth section, which focuses on the Ethical Aspects of Environment , highlights the important issues like environmental ethics, and how environment is treated in various religions. The book is interspersed with real-life cases to give the topics a reasoned approach. Designed as a text for the postgraduate students of management, this book can be equally useful for the undergraduate students of all disciplines.