Environment And We In 21st Century

Poonam Agarwal

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  • ISBN: 9789388173988

  • No. of Pages: 156

  • Imprint: Scholars World

  • Publisher: Scholars World

  • Year: 2019

  • Biblio: 2019, x+146., fig., tbls., indx., 25cm

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'Environment is everything that is around us. All living things live in this environment naturally. But, the condition of our environment is depleting regularly. In 21st century, nature/ environment has faced new kind of tragic problems like various types of pollutions, climate change, shrinking natural landscapes, fast vanishing flora and fauna and depleting natural resources, human population explosion and resultant increasing greed, competition, consumerism etc. All these problems have cropped up due to thoughtless exploitation of various natural resources by we people and also due to our egoistic attitude towards nature. These anthropological activities have led the condition to a crisis stage and progress of technology has changed our thinking and life style. Therefore, environment needs its sustainable use and management of natural resources. The various chapters of the Read more

Table of Contents

Contents Prefacevii 1.Our Environment 1 2.Population and Environment 5 3.Urbanization Stress on Environment11 4.Consumerism and Environmental Degradation17 5.Society, Technology and Environment21 6.nvironment and Sustainable Tourism25 7.Global Warming A Byproduct of Globalization35 8.Climate Change and Environment41 9.Radiation Pollution Threat to Environment47 10.Polythene Pollution53 11.Toxic Tour in Homes63 12.Foods Polluted By Chemicals Cause Havoc69 13.Food Security: A Global Challenge75 14.Natural Resources in 21st Century81 15.Anthropogenic Impact on Planet Earth87 16.Water Crisis91 17.Rain Water Management95 18. Religious belief and Environment Protection101 19.Women and Environmental Protection107 20.nvironmental Protection through Education113 21.nvironmental Protection and the Judiciary117 22.Marching towards Sustainability123 23.Sustainable Development- Read more

About the Author/Editor

Dr Poonam Agarwal has obtained her M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree in Botany and got selected for post of Assistant Professor, Botany through Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission, U.P. She is currently working as Associate professor and Head, Department of Botany, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Government P.G.College, Fatehpur (U.P.). She has been teaching basic and advanced Botany for last twenty three years. She has to her credit 35 research papers published in National and International Journals, books and magazines. She has frequently participated and presented papers in several national and international seminars. She has written a book entitled Challenges to Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development published by Scholars World, Astral International (P) Ltd., New Delhi. The book entitled Environmental Crisis and Society: A Sustainable Approach and special issue of the journal Read more

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