ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND PROTECTION (2VOLS. SET)

Author:

A. K. Singh

,

K. K. Singh

,

Alka Tomar

,

Dr. Vinod Singh

Publisher:

MD PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD

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Publisher

MD PUBLICATIONS PVT LTD

Publication Year 2007
ISBN-13

9788190455138

ISBN-10 8190455133
Binding

Hard Cover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 588 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 22x14x2
Weight (grms) 1036

The Problem of degradation of environment due to excessive and reckless exploitation and unscientific management of natural resource has emerged as a challenge at the global level. The soil, water and air serve as major abiotic environmental sinks for the pesticides, industrial effluents, urban wastes and radioactive wastes. The Pollution of these abiotic components, ultimately, endangers the very survival of modern civilization. Thus, abatement of environmental degradation and protection of natural resources in an absolute imperative for attaining the goal of sustainable development. The present book provides a comprehensive and authoritative account from viewpoints of ecology, toxicology, chemistry, botany, biochemistry, soil science and biotechnology as well as impact of environmental degradation on man and biosphere. It contains chapters on various aspects of environmental degradation, technologies for resource conservation and equipments and tools for restoration of degraded ecosystems. The book contains 19 chapters. It has been divided into two volumes. It serves as a unique reference material on the state of art of the enviromental degradation and its conservation. It contains chapters that are thought provoking and yet presented in readable from

A. K. Singh

AK Singh , having MA (sociology) and also MA degree in Political Science is a scholar and thinker teaching Political Science in different capacities and his knowledge is not confined to political science only but to other social sciences disciplines as well. He had worked on several assignment related to his field of study and participated in several seminars and symposiums.

K. K. Singh

Dr. K.K Singh did his B.Sc (Ag.) Hons. M. Sc (Ag) in Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science from Agra University, Agra and M. Phil and PhD in Applied Chemistry from A.M.U. Aligarh. He qualified national Eligibility Test in Soil Science ¬ Soil Chemistry / Fertility and Microbiology in 1995 and NET 1997 in Soil Science ¬ Soil Physics/ Soil & Water Conservation. He joined the Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Rajasthan in 1993 as Asst. Agril. Research Officer (Chem.) and presently working at Project Directorate (Research), Agriculture and Soil Survey, Krishi Bhawan, Bikaner.

Alka Tomar

Alka Tomar head the Environment Research Group and the Environment Information Dissemination Center (ENVIS Centre supported by Ministry of Environment and Forest, (GOI) at CMS New Delhi. A Postgraduate in Environmental Science. Her area of specialization includes environmental education, natural resources and solid waste management. With nine years of experience in project planning, design and management, she has conducted research to formulate locale specific conservation education, communication and social mobilization strategies.

Dr. Vinod Singh

Dr. Vinod SIngh is presently working as Lecturer in Geography at Govt. Dungar College, Bikaner. He did his M.A. (Geography), M.Phil and PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His field of interest is urban environmental and socio-economic problems. He has been teaching physical and human geography and climatology to undergraduate as well as post-graduate classes. He is UGC/NET in Human geography and Population Studies. He was awarded fellowship for his PhD fieldwork to SIngapore by JNU, New Delhi. He is currently executing a research project on Urban Wastes Management.
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