The book, ‘Environmental Studies’ has been written in a simple language. It focuses on Multidisciplinary Nature, Environment, Natural Resources, Ecosystem, Biodiversity, Environmental Pollution, Social Issues and Human Population and the Environment.
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  • Publisher: Laxmi Publications
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 978-81-318-0795-8
  • Chapter 1

    ENVIRONMENT Price 4.00  |  4 Rewards Points

    The term ‘Environment’ means surroundings, in which the organisms live. It is the sum total of all living (biotic) and non-living (biotic) factors that surround and potentially influence the organism. Some components of the environment serve as resource (e.g.,water, soil etc.) while other act as regulatory factor (e.g., light, temperature etc.). Different components of the environment are interdependent and interlinked
  • Chapter 2

    NATURAL RESOURCES Price 4.00  |  4 Rewards Points

    The world ‘resource’ means a source of supply or support that is generally held in reserve. In other words, ‘the natural resources are materials, which living organisms can take from nature for the substance of their life’ or ‘any component of the natural environment that can be utilized by man to promote his welfare is considered as a natural resource’.
  • Chapter 3

    ECOSYSTEM Price 4.00  |  4 Rewards Points

    The terms ecosystem was proposed by A.G. Tansley in 1935. Who defined it as ‘the system resulting from the integration of all the living and non-living factors of the environment’. Thus, he regarded the ecosystem is including not only the organism-complex but also the whole complex of physical factors forming the environment. However, the terms ecosystem is most preferred, where ‘eco’ implies the environment and ‘system’ implies an interacting, interdependent complex.
  • Chapter 4

    BIO DIVERSITY AND ITS CONSERVATION Price 4.00  |  4 Rewards Points

    “Biological Diversity or Biodiversity” is that part of ‘nature’ which includes the difference in genes among the individuals of species, the variety and richness of all the species in a region, as well as the various types of ecosystem within a defined area.”
  • Chapter 5

    ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION Price 4.00  |  4 Rewards Points

    Pollution can be defined as, the act of process of polluting or the state of being polluted,especially the contamination of soil, water or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances.
  • Chapter 6

    SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE ENVIRONMENT FROM UNSUSTAINABLE TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Price 4.00  |  4 Rewards Points

    Many countries of the world are facing social, economic and environmental crises today. Policy-makers find it difficult to formulate plans than can work under present conditions of technological materialism, economic over exploitation and diminishing resources. Contrary to neo-classical theory of continuous material growth
  • Chapter 7

    HUMAN POPULATION AND ENVIORNMENT Price 4.00  |  4 Rewards Points

    Human population was approximately 0.6 billion in 1700 A.D. At the beginning of the twentieth century, it increased to 1.6 billion and by the end of the century, the human population stood at 6.1 billion. This sudden increase in population size over a relatively short period is known as population explosion.
  • Chapter 8

    FIELD WORK Price 4.00  |  4 Rewards Points

    An itinary to be made to any nearby mountain, hill, grassland, forest, river. Write a report on the basis of observation and importance. The content of the book (Unit one to seven) how needed information for the study ?

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