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Environmental Studies

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A Text Book Strictly as per new revised 'G' Scheme w.e.f.

Environmental Studies

Author: Dr. Hema Sane

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Contents

1. Nature of Environmental Studies

1. Introduction

1.1 Environmental Studies –  Jack of all Trades and Master too!

1.2 Some Terms related to Environmental Studies

1.3 Environmental Awareness

1.4 Environmental Issues   

1.5 Why is Environmental Awareness Important?

1.6  Objectives of the Environmental Education

2. Natural Resources and Associated Problems

1.  Definition

1.1  The Basic Resources  

1.2 Environmental Degradation

1.3 Open and Closed Systems

1.4 Problems related to the Natural Resources

2.  Forest Resources

2.1  Types of the Forests

2.2  Benefits of Forests

2.3  Deforestation

3. Water Resources

3.1  Hydrosphere

3.2  Effect of Flood, Drought, Dams on Water Resources and Community

4.  Mineral Resources

4.1  What are Minerals?

4.2  Uses of Minerals

4.3  Basics of Mining Activities

4.4  Effect of Mining on the Environment

5.  Food Resources

5.1  Food for All

5.2  Modern Agriculture  

5.3  World Food Problem

3. Ecosystem

1. Introduction

1.1 Ecosystem - What is it?

1.2 Characteristics of the ecosystem

1.3 Abiotic Components

1.4 Biotic components

1.5  Structure and Functions of Ecosystem

1.6  Energy Flow through food…..

1.7  Major Ecosystems of the World   

4. Biodiversity and its Conservation

1. Introduction

1.1 Concept of Biodiversity

1.2 Levels  of Biodiversity

1.3  Threats of Biodiversity

1.4 Conservation of Biodiversity   

 2. Value of Biodiversity

2.1 Utilization of Biodiversity   

5. Environmental Pollution  

1. Pollution

1.1  What is Pollution?

1.2  Air Pollution  

1.3 Water Pollution

1.4  Soil Pollution

1.5  Noise Pollution

6. Social Issues and Environment  

1. Concept of Development and Sustainable Development

1.1 Development

1.2 Sustainable development 

2.  Water Conservation

3. Greenhouse Effect, Global Warming and Climate Change

4. Nuclear accidents and Holocaust

7. Environmental Protection

1. Environment Protection Act, 1986

2. Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974

3. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974

4. Wild Life Protection Act 1972

5. Forest Acts

6. Population Growth  

6.1 The earth is the only

6.2 Relationship between economic development

6.3 Population growth: effects

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