Environmental Concerns and Sustainable Development: Some perspectives from India

Environmental Concerns and Sustainable Development: Some perspectives from India
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At the dawn of this 21st century, environmental concerns have received utmost attention from all segments of human society. The extreme abuse of nature and ruthless hunt for material happiness are the reasons for post-enlightenment destruction of the environment. Many consider the issues related to environmental degradation as an environmental crisis . During the last century, humans have been exploiting nature not merely for need but also for greed. Environmentally-concerned individuals call for immediate action to stop being greedy and act positively. In India too this environmental awareness is fast spreading and the Honourable Supreme Court of India has directed the Central and state governments to introduce courses regarding environmental issues at all levels of education. This book is a compilation of research results pertaining to development, environment, and sustainable development in the form of articles.


Section I: Development and Environmental Concerns
Development and displacement in tribal areas
Sustainable development and liberalization: environmental challenges
Environmental challenges and human security in the Himalayas
Environmental rehabilitation and livelihood impact: some emerging trends and concerns from Tigray (Ethiopia) and Gujarat (India)
People s response to environmental challenges: case of Goa Bachao Abhiyan
An Empiricial analysis of environmental impact of population, affluence, and technology
What do we do with the garbage? Garbage not in my backyard syndrome in Goa
Impact of environmental degration on women
Displacement and the right to life: implications for the North East
Development-included displacement, resettlement, and rehabilitation in Orissa
Adverse impact of development-induced displacement in the mining sector

Section II: Sustainable development practices
Organic produce supply chains for sustainable agri-food systems and livelihoods: case studies of organic basmati rice in India
 How genuine is people s participation in sustainable forest development? a case of community forest management in Andhra Pradesh
The law on sustainable development in India: a review of judicial and legislative initiatives
Land and water management practices in Warana region: implications for sustainable agriculture
Sustainability through people s participation in the health sector
Organic farming and sustainable development: role of government and non-governmental organizations

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