15 VOLUME WORLD ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT RUNNING INTO MORE THAN 8000 PAGES RELEASED FOR THE BENEFIT OF SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

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The 15 Volume World Encyclopaedia of Ecology and Environment running into more than 8000 pages was dedicated to the Indian Citizenry including policymakers, researchers, professionals, scientists, professors, teachers, activists, journalists and all others interested in protecting India's environment.

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The following are the Volumewise titles of the Encyclopaedia :

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Vol. No. Name of the Title and Volume Pages Set(s)
1 Ecological Concepts 552 One
2 Environmental Concepts 551  
3 Environmental Education 555  
4 India's Environment  518  
5 Natural Resources Conservation and Management 568  
6 Environmental Laws 536  
7 Environmental Impact Assessment 552  
8 Pollution Monitoring and Control 563  
9 Environmental Management 524  
10 Environmental Engineering 576  
11 Global Environmental Problems and Solutions 535  
12 Waste Minimisation and Management 545  
13 Environmental Sustainability 535  
14 Emerging Environmental Issues 514  
15 Environmental Future 527  

 

 

The following are the Volumewise detailed contents of the Encyclopaedia :
Volume 1 Ecological Concepts    

 

 

Chapter 1 What is Ecology ? 7
Chapter 2 History of Ecology 39
Chapter 3 Biological Organisation 53
Chapter 4 Taxonomy in the Context of Biology 58
Chapter 5 Biodiversity 69
Chapter 6 Habitat 98
Chapter 7 Ecological Niche 109
Chapter 8 Niche Construction 115
Chapter 9 Ecosystem Engineer 122
Chapter 10 Biome 127
Chapter 11 Biosphere 140
Chapter 12 Earth Science 144
Chapter 13 Life History Theory 151
Chapter 14 Ecophysiology 159
Chapter 15 Metabolic Theory of Ecology 165
Chapter 16 Population Ecology 168
Chapter 17 Organisms by Population 181
Chapter 18 Metapopulation 184
Chapter 19 Animal Migration 188
Chapter 20 Human Migration 194
Chapter 21 Community Ecology 201
Chapter 22 Ecosystem Ecology 204
Chapter 23 Food Web 211
Chapter 24 Food Chain 225
Chapter 25 Trophic Level 228
Chapter 26 Keystone Species 230
Chapter 27 Complexity 240
Chapter 28 Emergence 247
Chapter 29 Holism 263
Chapter 30 Evolutionary Ecology 272
Chapter 31 Behavioural Ecology 274
Chapter 32 Social Ecology 295
Chapter 33 Coevolution 297
Chapter 34 Biogeography 306
Chapter 35 r/K selection Theory 314
Chapter 36 Molecular Ecology 319
Chapter 37 Human Ecology 328
Chapter 38 Restoration Ecology 337
Chapter 39 Natural Resource Management 346
Chapter 40 Natural Environment 356
Chapter 41 Ecological Resilience 374
Chapter 42 Aquatic Ecosystem 381
Chapter 43 Fire Ecology 387
Chapter 44 Soil Ecology 400
Chapter 45 Biogeochemistry 402
Chapter 46 Nutrient Cycle 404
Chapter 47 Climate 414
Chapter 48 Cultural Ecology 424
Chapter 49 Political Ecology 430
Chapter 50 Chemical Ecology 435
Chapter 51 Ecological Psychology 436
Chapter 52 Information Ecology 438
Chapter 53 Digital Ecology 440
Chapter 54 Agroecology 442
Chapter 55 Systems Ecology 453
Chapter 56 Landscape Ecology 457
Chapter 57 Historical Ecology 466
Chapter 58 Microbial Ecology 481
Chapter 59 Paleoecology 484
Chapter 60 Plant Ecology 486
Chapter 61 Benthic Zone 493
Chapter 62 Desert Ecology 496
Chapter 63 Forest Ecology 497
Chapter 64 Marine Ecosystem 501
Chapter 65 Urban Ecology 502
Chapter 66 Arctic Ecology 513
Chapter 67 Polar Ecology 522
Chapter 68 Tropical Ecology 528
Chapter 69 Deep Ecology 531
Chapter 70 Festive Ecology 544
Chapter 71 Industrial Ecology 547
     
Volume 2 Environmental Concepts  
Chapter 1 What is Environment ? 7
Chapter 2 Natural Environment 9
Chapter 3 Environmental Epidemiology 29
Chapter 4 Environmental Science 30
Chapter 5 Atmospheric Sciences 35
Chapter 6 Environmental Chemistry 39
Chapter 7 Freshwater Environmental Quality Parameters 42
Chapter 8 Environmental Monitoring 50
Chapter 9 Ecological Sanitation 60
Chapter 10 Environmental Movement 71
Chapter 11 Environmental Impact Statement 87
Chapter 12 Environmental Planning 93
Chapter 13 Environmental Health 108
Chapter 14 Environmental Disease 113
Chapter 15 Environmental Medicine 116
Chapter 16 Environmental Racism 118
Chapter 17 Environmental Psychology 130
Chapter 18 Environmental Art 142
Chapter 19 Environmental Policy 156
Chapter 20 Environmental Governance 160
Chapter 21 Environmental Politics 188
Chapter 22 Environmental Ethics 193
Chapter 23 Green Politics 198
Chapter 24 Environmental Quality 208
Chapter 25 Environmental Law 209
Chapter 26 Social Environment 224
Chapter 27 Environmental Issues in India 226
Chapter 28 Environmental Impact of Irrigation 236
Chapter 29 Environment of India 243
Chapter 30 Environmental Issues 248
Chapter 31 Human impact on the Environment 251
Chapter 32 Human–Wildlife Conflict 268
Chapter 33 Environmental Impact of Agriculture 272
Chapter 34 Environmental Impact of Fishing 277
Chapter 35 Environmental Impact of Meat Production 280
Chapter 36 Social and Environmental Impact of Palm Oil 289
Chapter 37 Environmental Impact of the Energy Industry 298
Chapter 38 Environmental Impact of Biodiesel 306
Chapter 39 Environmental Impact of the Coal Industry 310
Chapter 40 Environmental Impact of Electricity Generation 320
Chapter 41 Environmental Impact of Nuclear Power 334
Chapter 42 Environmental Impact of the Oil Shale Industry 357
Chapter 43 Environmental Impact of the Petroleum Industry 360
Chapter 44 Environmental Impact of Reservoirs 365
Chapter 45 Environmental Impact of Wind Power 370
Chapter 46 Ecological Light Pollution 386
Chapter 47 Environmental Impact of Cleaning Agents 391
Chapter 48 Environmental Impact of Nanotechnology 392
Chapter 49 Environmental Impact of Leather 398
Chapter 50 Environmental Impact of Paint 412
Chapter 51 Environmental Impact of Paper 415
Chapter 52 Environmental Impact of Pesticides 426
Chapter 53 Env. Impact of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products 440
Chapter 54 Environmental Impact of Mining 452
Chapter 55 Environmental Impact of Transport 461
Chapter 56 Environmental Impact of Aviation 467
Chapter 57 Environmental Impact of Roads 481
Chapter 58 Environmental Impact of Shipping 487
Chapter 59 Environmental Impact of War 495
Chapter 60 Environmental Issues with Coral Reefs 500
Chapter 61 Human impact on the Nitrogen Cycle 512
Chapter 62 Effects of Global Warming on Human Health 518
     
Volume 3 Environmental Education  
     
Chapter 1 Environmental Education 7
Chapter 2 Citizen Science Citizen Science
Chapter 3 Education for Sustainable Development 31
Chapter 4 Science Education 38
Chapter 5 Outdoor Education 47
Chapter 6 Experiential Education 54
Chapter 7 Garden-based Learning 65
Chapter 8 Inquiry-based Learning 70
Chapter 9 Arts-based Environmental Education 79
Chapter 10 Environmental Adult Education 87
Chapter 11 Environmental Studies 90
Chapter 12 Environmental Ethics 91
Chapter 13 Bioethics 96
Chapter 14 Climate Ethics 101
Chapter 15 Conservation (Ethic) 104
Chapter 16 Ecocentrism 109
Chapter 17 Ecofeminism 112
Chapter 18 Environmental Design 120
Chapter 19 Environmental Health Ethics 123
Chapter 20 Environmental Communication 127
Chapter 21 Environmental Journalism 129
Chapter 22 Ecological Literacy 134
Chapter 23 Ecological Psychology 136
Chapter 24 Ecological Humanities 138
Chapter 25 Environmental Archaeology 140
Chapter 26 Ecophysiology 141
Chapter 27 Environmental History 147
Chapter 28 Environmental Justice 168
Chapter 29 Environmental Criminology 190
Chapter 30 Environmental Sociology 192
Chapter 31 Sustainable Development 202
Chapter 32 Green Development 220
Chapter 33 Sustainopreneurship 224
Chapter 34 Eco-innovation 229
Chapter 35 Environmental Governance in India 231
Chapter 36 Environment & Pollution Control curriculum for Schools in India 302
Chapter 37 Stage-wise Syllabus for Environmental Education 322
Chapter 38 Swachchh Bharat Abhiyan 372
Chapter 39 List of Cleanest Cities in India 379
Chapter 40 Water Supply and Sanitation in India 387
Chapter 41 Open Defecation 403
Chapter 42 Indian States and Union Territories 413
Chapter 43 Environmental Health 415
Chapter 44 Health Effects from Noise 420
Chapter 45 Waterborne Diseases 429
Chapter 46 Environmental Monitoring 437
Chapter 47 Freshwater Environmental Quality Parameters 446
Chapter 48 Drinking Water Quality Standards 454
Chapter 49 Biomonitoring 461
Chapter 50 Exposure Assessment 467
Chapter 51 Toxicology 473
Chapter 52 Hazardous Waste 477
Chapter 53 Toxic Waste 482
Chapter 54 Recycling 488
Chapter 55 Vermicompost 513
Chapter 56 Organic Farming 522
Chapter 57 Green Computing 546
Volume 4 India's Environment  
     
Chapter 1 Environment of India 7
Chapter 2 Wildlife of India 13
Chapter 3 Fauna of India 22
Chapter 4 Flora of India 35
Chapter 5 Geography of India 131
Chapter 6 Indo-Gangetic Plain 150
Chapter 7 Thar Desert 155
Chapter 8 Islands of India 174
Chapter 9 Major Rivers of India 177
Chapter 10 Climate of India 183
Chapter 11 Climatic Regions of India 205
Chapter 12 Geology of India 209
Chapter 13 Earthquake Zones of India 216
Chapter 14 Natural Resources of India 218
Chapter 15 Environmental Issues in India 227
Chapter 16 Environmental Policy of India 237
Chapter 17 Water Pollution in India 242
Chapter 18 Pollution of the Ganges 254
Chapter 19 Deforestation in India 265
Chapter 20 Drought in India 266
Chapter 21 Water Scarcity in India 267
Chapter 22 Air Pollution in India 269
Chapter 23 Central Pollution Control Board 278
Chapter 24 15 Indian Cities among the World's most Polluted 282
Chapter 25 Indian Rivers Inter-link 284
Chapter 26 Environmental issues in Delhi 296
Chapter 27 Impact of Climate Change on Mountain Ecosystems of India 299
Chapter 28 ‘Eco-feminism’ and Save the Girl Child Movement in India 304
Chapter 29 Air Quality in Delhi 307
Chapter 30 Climate of Delhi 309
Chapter 31 Great Smog of Delhi 314
Chapter 32 Waste Management in India 317
Chapter 33 Present Status of Waste Management Practices in India 318
Chapter 34 Conservation in India 323
Chapter 35 Chipko Movement 329
Chapter 36 Protected areas of India 334
Chapter 37 National Parks of India 336
Chapter 38 Wildlife Sanctuaries of India 344
Chapter 39 Botanical Gardens in India 365
Chapter 40 Rock-cut Temples in India 368
Chapter 41 Biosphere Reserves of India 376
Chapter 42 Reserved Forests and Protected Forests of India 380
Chapter 43 Forestry in India 382
Chapter 45 Social Forestry in India 398
Chapter 46 Common and Community Forests of India 402
Chapter 47 Conservation Reserves and Community Reserves of India 406
Chapter 48 Private Protected Areas of India 407
Chapter 49 Top 10 Green Cities of India 411
Chapter 50 Impact of Building Regulations on Indian Hill Towns 417
Chapter 51 Eco-cities in India 434
Chapter 52 10 Major Environmental Challenges Faced by India 438
Chapter 53 Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change 441
Chapter 54 Noise Pollution in India 443
Chapter 55 8 Major Environmental Movements in India 448
Chapter 56 Bhopal Disaster 456
Chapter 57 2017 Ennore oil Spill 479
Chapter 58 Indian Vulture Crisis 482
Chapter 59 Sundarbans Mangrove Environment 485
Chapter 60 Godavari-Krishna Mangroves 507
Chapter 61 Bhitarkanika Mangroves 509
Chapter 62 Indian Birds 511
Chapter 63 India’s Environmental History 512
Chapter 64 India: Green Growth - Overcoming Environment Challenges 516
     
Volume 5 Natural Resources Conservation and Management  
     
Chapter 1 What do we know about Nature ? 7
Chapter 2 Natural Resource 28
Chapter 3 Conservation 35
Chapter 4 Conservation Ethic 37
Chapter 5 Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage 41
Chapter 6 Conservation Biology 56
Chapter 7 Conservation Genetics 74
Chapter 8 Energy Conservation 79
Chapter 9 Habitat Conservation 86
Chapter 10 Marine Conservation 93
Chapter 11 Soil Conservation 100
Chapter 12 Water Conservation 105
Chapter 13 Wetland Conservation 111
Chapter 14 Wildlife Conservation 116
Chapter 15 Wildlife Management 121
Chapter 16 Natural Resource Management 127
Chapter 17 Biodiversity 137
Chapter 18 Conservation-reliant Species 165
Chapter 19 Environmental Resource Management 168
Chapter 20 National Natural Resources Management System 176
Chapter 21 Water Resource Management 178
Chapter 22 Wildlife 182
Chapter 23 Wildlife of India 188
Chapter 25 Birds of India 196
Chapter 26 Indian State Birds 286
Chapter 27 Indian State Flowers 297
Chapter 28 Indian State Trees 304
Chapter 29 Indian State Animals 313
Chapter 30 Flora of the Indian Epic Period 321
Chapter 31 Indian Timber Trees 418
Chapter 32 Forest Genetic Resources 431
Chapter 33 Environmental DNA 433
Chapter 34 Forestry in India 436
Chapter 35 Mountains in India 453
Chapter 36 Rivers of India 461
Chapter 37 Major Rivers of India 479
Chapter 38 Dams and Reservoirs in India 485
Chapter 39 Mineral Resources in India 526
Chapter 40 Oil and Gas Industry in India 528
Chapter 41 Water Resources in India 531
Chapter 42 Marine Conservation 536
Chapter 43 Exploitation of Natural Resources 543
Chapter 44 Overconsumption 546
Chapter 45 Overexploitation 548
Chapter 46 Biosphere Reserves of India 558
Chapter 47 Indian Remote Sensing 562
Chapter 48 Natural Disasters in India 565
Chapter 49 Types of Natural Resources in India 567
     
Volume 6 Natural Resources Conservation and Management  
     
Chapter 1 Environmental Law  7
Chapter 2 Environmental Laws by Country 22
Chapter 3 Six environmental Laws to be Amended Soon 47
Chapter 4 Environmental Laws and Constitutional Provisions in India 49
Chapter 5 International Environmental Agreements 62
Chapter 6 Climate Change Initiatives 69
Chapter 7 Environmental Lawsuits 72
Chapter 8 Supranational Environmental Agencies 86
Chapter 9 Environmental Ministries 88
Chapter 10 Ministers of Environment 96
Chapter 11 Forestry Ministries 178
Chapter 12 Ministers of Climate Change 183
Chapter 13 Wildlife Enforcement Monitoring System 188
Chapter 14 Environmental Protocol 190
Chapter 15 Environmental Policy of India 192
Chapter 16 Environmental issues in India 196
Chapter 17 The Environment (Protection) Act, 206
Chapter 18 Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 218
Chapter 19 The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) CESS Act, 1977 258
Chapter 20 Water (Prevention and of Pollution) CESS Rules, 1978 267
Chapter 21 Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 with Amendments Made in 1988 272
Chapter 22 The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 275
Chapter 23 The Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 Deptt of Env. 306
Chapter 24 The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 316
Chapter 25 The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 394
Chapter 26 Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules 2001 421
Chapter 27 Recycled Plastics, Plastics Manufacture and Uses Rules 1999 428
Chapter 28 National Green Tribunal Act 430
Chapter 29 The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 433
Chapter 30 Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989 444
Chapter 31 Hazardous Wastes (Mgt. and Handling) Amendment Rules 2003 451
Chapter 32 Radioactive Waste Management : Indian Scenario 465
Chapter 33 Role of Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment 469
     
Volume 7 Environmental Impact Assessment  
     
Chapter 1 Environmental Impact Assessment 7
Chapter 2 Strategic Environmental Assessment 24
Chapter 3 Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol 28
Chapter 4 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment 33
Chapter 5 Environmental Full-cost Accounting 35
Chapter 6 Environmental Accounting 39
Chapter 7 Environmental Profit and Loss Account 41
Chapter 8 Environmental Good 43
Chapter 9 Environmental Indicator 45
Chapter 10 Global environmental Analysis 48
Chapter 11 Phase I Environmental Site Assessment 53
Chapter 12 Social Impact Assessment 59
Chapter 13 Economic impact Analysis 61
Chapter 14 Environmental Audit 64
Chapter 15 International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions 67
Chapter 16 Environmental Impact Assessment in India 78
Chapter 17 Understanding EIA 81
Chapter 18 Purposes of Conducting EIA 90
Chapter 19 Environmental Impact Assessment of Kol-Dam 92
Chapter 20 EIA Analysis of Jindal Thermal Power Plant 100
Chapter 21 Environmental Assessment of Mining Activities 108
Chapter 22 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment 112
Chapter 23 EIA and Clearance of River Valley Projects 118
Chapter 24 Tracking Sand Mining 178
Chapter 25 EIA Application in Some Countries of South Asia 181
Chapter 26 India’s EIA Process & Failure to Protect the Yamuna River 202
Chapter 27 Why EIA ? 205
Chapter 28 Environmental Impact Assessment EIA 209
Chapter 29 Hydro – Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) 211
Chapter 30 Environmental Impact of Reservoirs 215
Chapter 31 Personal Environmental Impact Accounting 220
Chapter 32 Environmental Product Declaration 221
Chapter 33 Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol 223
Chapter 34 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment 228
Chapter 35 Environmental Impact Statement 230
Chapter 36 Environmental Impact of Transport 236
Chapter 37 Environmental Impact of Biodiesel 242
Chapter 38 Environmental Impact of Aviation 246
Chapter 39 Vehicle Recycling 261
Chapter 40 Environmental Impact of Fishing 265
Chapter 41 Environmental Impact of Meat Production 268
Chapter 42 Environmental Impact of Agriculture 277
Chapter 43 Environmental Vegetarianism 282
Chapter 44 Environmental Impact of Pesticides 287
Chapter 45 Environmental Impact of the Energy Industry 301
Chapter 46 Environmental Impact of Electricity Generation 309
Chapter 47 Environmental Impact of Concrete 323
Chapter 48 Environmental Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing 329
Chapter 49 Environmental Impact of the Petroleum Industry 340
Chapter 50 Environmental Impact of the Oil Shale Industry 345
Chapter 51 Effects of E-Waste on Our Environment 348
Chapter 52 Impact of Industrialization on the Environment 350
Chapter 53 Environmental Impacts of Tourism 354
Chapter 54 Environmental Impact of Deforestation 359
Chapter 55 Environmental Impact of Paper 363
Chapter 56 Environmental Impacts of Solar Power 374
Chapter 57 Environmental Impact of Leather Tanning Industry 377
Chapter 58 Environmental Impact of Pharmaceuticals and Care Products 381
Chapter 59 Drug Pollution 393
Chapter 60 Steel Production and Environmental Impact 395
Chapter 61 Environmental Impact Analysis 404
Chapter 62 Environmental Impact Assessment Applied to Decision Making 406
Chapter 63 Drivers and Impacts of Air Pollution 419
Chapter 64 Road Ecology 422
Chapter 65 Railroad Ecology 428
Chapter 66 Wildlife Crossing 430
Chapter 67 Environmental Impact of Irrigation 439
Chapter 68 Environmental Impact of Smoking 446
Chapter 69 Environmental Impact of the Coal Industry 448
Chapter 70 Environmental Effects of Global Warming 458
Chapter 71 Impact of the Environmental Education Movement by IIEE 484
     
Volume 8 Pollution Monitoring and Control  
Chapter 1 What is Pollution ?  
Chapter 2 Air Pollution  
Chapter 3 Light Pollution  
Chapter 4 Litter  
Chapter 5 Noise Pollution  
Chapter 6 Soil Contamination  
Chapter 7 Radioactive Contamination  
Chapter 8 Visual Pollution  
Chapter 9 Water Pollution  
Chapter 10 Plastic Pollution  
Chapter 11 Pollutant  
Chapter 12 Toxic Hotspot  
Chapter 13 Pollution-related Diseases  
Chapter 14 Regulation and Monitoring of Pollution  
Chapter 15 Biomagnifications  
Chapter 16 Carbon Dioxide  
Chapter 17 Invasive Species  
Chapter 18 Nitrogen Oxide  
Chapter 19 Smog  
Chapter 20 Sulfur Dioxide  
Chapter 21 Pollution Prevention  
Chapter 22 Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling  
Chapter 23 Source Reduction  
Chapter 24 Cleaner Production  
Chapter 25 Waste Minimization  
Chapter 26 Overconsumption  
Chapter 27 Overexploitation  
Chapter 28 Urban Runoff  
Chapter 29 Nonpoint Source Pollution  
Chapter 30 Agricultural Wastewater Treatment  
Chapter 31 Recycling  
Chapter 32 Reuse  
Chapter 33 Environmental Mitigation  
Chapter 34 Compost  
Chapter 35 Plant nutrition  
Chapter 36 Waste Sorting  
Chapter 37 Automated Vacuum Collection  
Chapter 38 Kerbside Collection  
Chapter 39 History of Waste Management  
Chapter 40 History of Water Supply and Sanitation  
Chapter 41 Materials Recovery Facility  
Chapter 42 Mechanical Biological Treatment  
Chapter 43 Waste Collection  
Chapter 44 Thermal Oxidizer  
Chapter 45 Dust Collector  
Chapter 46 Electrostatic Precipitator  
Chapter 47 Scrubber  
Chapter 48 Baffle Spray Scrubber  
Chapter 49 Cyclonic spray Scrubber  
Chapter 50 Ejector Venturi Scrubber  
Chapter 51 Mechanically Aided Scrubber  
Chapter 52 Spray Tower  
Chapter 53 Wet Scrubber  
Chapter 54 Sewage Treatment  
Chapter 55 Sedimentation  
Chapter 56 Activated Sludge  
Chapter 57 Aerated Lagoon  
Chapter 58 Constructed Wetland  
Chapter 59 Industrial Wastewater Treatment  
Chapter 60 Marine Pollution  
Chapter 61 Environmental impact of Shipping  
Chapter 62 Marine Debris  
Chapter 63 Regulation and Monitoring of Pollution  
Chapter 64 Central Pollution Control Board  
Chapter 65 When will India be Able to Control Pollution ?  
     
Volume 9 Environmental Management  
Chapter 1 Environmental Management  
Chapter 2 Environmental Resource management  
Chapter 3 Environmental Management System  
Chapter 4 Sustainability versus Environmental Management  
Chapter 5 Environmental Manager  
Chapter 6 Environmental Planning  
Chapter 7 Natural Resource Management  
Chapter 8 Environmental Management Scheme  
Chapter 9 Ecosystem Services  
Chapter 10 Environmental Protection  
Chapter 11 What is Sustainability ?  
Chapter 12 Integrated Landscape Management  
Chapter 13 Brundtland Commission  
Chapter 14 Our Common Future  
Chapter 15 National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy  
Chapter 16 Biophysical Environment  
Chapter 17 Environmental Sociology  
Chapter 18 Anthropocentrism  
Chapter 19 Ecocentrism  
Chapter 20 Radical Environmentalism  
Chapter 21 Deep Green Resistance  
Chapter 22 Environmental Crime  
Chapter 23 Ecotax  
Chapter 24 Environmental Killings  
Chapter 25 Green Criminology  
Chapter 26 Environmental Degradation  
Chapter 27 Ecological Collapse  
Chapter 28 Environmental Issues  
Chapter 29 Ecologically Sustainable Development  
Chapter 30 Greenhouse Debt  
Chapter 31 Ecological Debt  
Chapter 32 Carbon Footprint  
Chapter 33 Carrying Capacity  
Chapter 34 Biocapacity  
Chapter 35 Human Overpopulation  
Chapter 36 Environmental Remediation  
Chapter 37 Wildlife Smuggling  
Chapter 38 Green Syndicalism  
Chapter 39 Green Ban  
Chapter 40 Adaptive Management  
Chapter 41 Eco-Management and Audit Scheme  
Chapter 42 Environmental Impact Assessment  
Chapter 43 Holistic management in Agriculture  
Chapter 44 Resource Management  
Chapter 45 Planetary Management  
Chapter 46 Earth System Science  
Chapter 47 Global Change  
Chapter 48 Global Governance  
Chapter 49 Global Catastrophic Risk  
Chapter 50 Timeline of the Far Future  
Chapter 51 Future of Earth  
Chapter 52 Space and Survival  
Chapter 53 ISO 14000  
Chapter 54 Life-cycle Assessment  
Chapter 55 Design for the Environment  
Chapter 56 Coastal Management  
Chapter 57 Ecological Modernization  
Chapter 58 Eco-efficiency  
Chapter 59 Eco-innovation  
Chapter 60 Ecological Civilization  
Chapter 61 Eco-sufficiency  
Chapter 62 Transition Town  
Chapter 63 Ecosystem-based Management  
Chapter 64 Ecosystem Management  
Chapter 65 Ecosystem Health  
Chapter 66 Natural Resources  
Chapter 67 Habitat Conservation  
Chapter 68 Habitat Fragmentation  
Chapter 69 Future Environmental Management  
Chapter 70 Environmental Management Systems: Past, Present and Future  
Chapter 71 The Future of Environmental Management  
Chapter 72 How Env. Mgt. is Paving the way for a Sustainable Future  
Chapter 73 The future of Health Safety and Environment Management  
Chapter 74 Future environmental Risks, Opportunities and Planning  
Chapter 75 Environmental Risk Management  
Chapter 76 Environmental Management in India  
Chapter 77 Environmental Management and Environmental Regulation  
Chapter 78 Environmental Quality Management  
     
Volume 10 Environmental Engineering  
Chapter 1 What is Environmental Engineering ?  
Chapter 2 Ecological Engineering  
Chapter 3 Environmental Engineering Science  
Chapter 4 Sustainable Engineering  
Chapter 5 Green Engineering  
Chapter 6 Value Engineering  
Chapter 7 Concurrent Engineering  
Chapter 8 Environmental Technology  
Chapter 9 Environmental Protection  
Chapter 10 Environmental Globalization  
Chapter 11 Ecotechnology  
Chapter 12 Environmental Remediation  
Chapter 13 Environmental Degradation  
Chapter 14 Ecological Collapse  
Chapter 15 Environmental Restoration  
Chapter 16 Most polluting Industries  
Chapter 17 Industrial Wastewater Treatment  
Chapter 18 Pollution Control at the Fossil Fuel Power Stations  
Chapter 19 API Oil–Water Separator  
Chapter 20 Industrial Water Treatment  
Chapter 21 Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation  
Chapter 22 Water Treatment  
Chapter 23 Pulsed-Power Water Treatment  
Chapter 24 Water Purification  
Chapter 25 Water Softening  
Chapter 26 Microfiltration  
Chapter 27 Membrane Technology  
Chapter 28 Ultrafiltration  
Chapter 29 Nanofiltration  
Chapter 30 Reverse Osmosis  
Chapter 31 Membrane Bioreactor  
Chapter 32 Waste-Water Treatment Technologies  
Chapter 33 Solid Waste Treatment Technologies  
Chapter 34 Waste Treatment Technologies  
Chapter 35 Genetic Pollution  
Chapter 36 Health Effects from Noise  
Chapter 37 Greenhouse Gas  
Chapter 38 Environmental Impact of Aviation  
Chapter 39 Environmental Impact of Concrete  
Chapter 40 Concrete Recycling  
Chapter 41 Env. Impact of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products  
Chapter 42 Drug Pollution  
Chapter 43 Plastic Particle Water Pollution  
Chapter 44 Environmental Impact of Paper  
Chapter 45 Bharat Stage Emission Standards  
Chapter 46 Vehicle Emissions Control  
Chapter 47 Low-Carbon Economy  
Chapter 48 Leather Production Processes  
Chapter 49 Environmental Impact of the Petroleum Industry  
Chapter 50 Environmental Impact of Mining  
Chapter 51 Deep Sea Mining  
Chapter 52 Placer Mining  
Chapter 53 Industrial Waste  
Chapter 54 Chemical Waste  
Chapter 55 Toxic Waste  
Chapter 56 Radioactive Waste  
Chapter 57 Types of Waste  
Chapter 58 Biomedical Waste  
Chapter 59 Green Vehicle  
Chapter 60 Emerging Technologies  
Chapter 61 List of Emerging Technologies  
     
Volume 11 Global Environmental Problems and Solutions  
Chapter 1 What is Globe ? 7
Chapter 2 Earth 12
Chapter 3 The Global Environment 37
Chapter 4 Environmental Issue 39
Chapter 5 Human impact on the Environment 42
Chapter 6 Ozone Depletion 60
Chapter 7 Climate change 82
Chapter 8 History of Climate Change Science 98
Chapter 9 Ice Age 110
Chapter 10 Global Cooling 127
Chapter 11 Greenhouse Effect 138
Chapter 12 Greenhouse Gas 145
Chapter 13 Carbon Dioxide in Earth's Atmosphere 172
Chapter 14 Global Warming 185
Chapter 15 Effects of Global Warming on Oceans 207
Chapter 16 Effects of Global Warming on Marine Mammals 217
Chapter 17 Attribution of Recent Climate Change 220
Chapter 18 Countries by Carbon Dioxide Emissions 238
Chapter 19 Solar Activity and Climate 242
Chapter 20 Climate Sensitivity 251
Chapter 21 General Circulation Model 259
Chapter 22 Effects of Global Warming 269
Chapter 23 Global Catastrophic Risk 294
Chapter 24 Existential Risk from Artificial General Intelligence 311
Chapter 25 Biotechnology Risk 321
Chapter 26 Biological Warfare 323
Chapter 27 Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change 336
Chapter 28 Environmental Disaster 339
Chapter 29 Environmental Emergency 341
Chapter 30 Environmental Hazard 343
Chapter 31 Grey Goo 346
Chapter 32 Bioterrorism 349
Chapter 33 Global Warming in the Arctic 360
Chapter 34 Arctic Climate Impact Assessment 372
Chapter 35 Arctic Sea Ice Decline 374
Chapter 36 Arctic Methane Emissions 380
Chapter 37 Sea Level Rise 385
Chapter 38 Effects of Climate Change on Island Nations 402
Chapter 39 Environmental Problems 407
Chapter 40 Acid Rain 411
Chapter 41 Urban Sprawl 424
Chapter 42 Habitat Fragmentation 443
Chapter 43 Human Overpopulation 448
Chapter 44 Environmental Impact of War 482
Chapter 45 Resource Depletion 488
Chapter 46 Human Extinction 492
Chapter 47 Timeline of the Far Future 499
Chapter 48 Future of Earth 513
Chapter 49 Ultimate Fate of the Universe 529
     
Volume 12 Waste Minimisation and Management  
Chapter 1 What is Waste ? 7
Chapter 2 Resource Recovery 12
Chapter 3 Food Waste 16
Chapter 4 Agricultural Wastewater Treatment 27
Chapter 5 Biodegradable Waste 34
Chapter 6 Biomedical Waste 36
Chapter 7 Bulky Waste 42
Chapter 8 Chemical Waste 43
Chapter 9 Coffee Wastewater 49
Chapter 10 Construction Waste 55
Chapter 11 Demolition Waste 57
Chapter 12 Municipal Solid Waste 58
Chapter 13 Electronic Waste 62
Chapter 14 Green Waste 80
Chapter 15 Garden Waste Dumping 81
Chapter 16 Greywater 85
Chapter 17 Hazardous Waste 93
Chapter 18 Household Hazardous Waste 98
Chapter 19 Human Waste 100
Chapter 20 Blackwater Waste 102
Chapter 21 Sewage Sludge 103
Chapter 22 Industrial Waste 114
Chapter 23 Slag 115
Chapter 24 Fly Ash 119
Chapter 25 Litter 130
Chapter 26 Marine Debris 141
Chapter 27 Metabolic Waste 151
Chapter 28 Post-consumer Waste 153
Chapter 29 Radioactive Waste 155
Chapter 30 Low-level Waste 176
Chapter 31 High-level Waste 180
Chapter 32 Spent nuclear Fuel 182
Chapter 33 Recycling of Waste 189
Chapter 34 Sewage 214
Chapter 35 History of Water Supply and Sanitation 219
Chapter 36 Sewerage 233
Chapter 37 Sharps Waste 236
Chapter 38 Ship Disposal 241
Chapter 39 Toxic Waste 246
Chapter 40 Waste Heat 252
Chapter 41 Wastewater 258
Chapter 42 Winery Waste 265
Chapter 43 Landfill 269
Chapter 44 Landfill Gas 275
Chapter 45 Waste Management 279
Chapter 46 Garbage Truck 291
Chapter 47 Waste Container 298
Chapter 48 Compost 300
Chapter 49 Reuse of Excreta 314
Chapter 50 Ecological Sanitation 326
Chapter 51 Fecal sludge Management 336
Chapter 52 Night Soil 349
Chapter 53 Uses of Compost 353
Chapter 54 Vermicompost 357
Chapter 55 Waste Sorting 366
Chapter 56 Automated Vacuum Collection 369
Chapter 57 Incineration 372
Chapter 58 Cremation 394
Chapter 59 Waste-to-energy 421
Chapter 60 Landfill Gas Utilization 427
Chapter 61 Biomass 438
Chapter 62 Energy Recycling 449
Chapter 63 Pyrolysis 452
Chapter 64 Resource Recovery 462
Chapter 65 Waste Minimisation 466
Chapter 66 Waste Hierarchy 472
Chapter 67 Zero Waste 476
Chapter 68 Sustainable Packaging 488
Chapter 69 Plastic Pollution 492
Chapter 70 Solid Waste Treatment Technologies 504
Chapter 71 Waste-water Treatment Technologies 505
Chapter 72 The Future of Waste: Five Things to look for by 2025 507
Chapter 73 Waste Characterisation 511
Chapter 74 Waste Management Outlook for India 513
Chapter 75 12 Notable Waste Management Startups in India 515
Chapter 76 A Billion Reasons for Waste to Energy in India 520
Chapter 77 Challenges & Opportunities Associated with Waste Mgt. in India 525
Chapter 78 India’s Waste Management Industry 537
Chapter 79 Urban Waste Management 540
Chapter 80 India’s Waste Management Challenge 541
     
Volume 13 Environmental Sustainability  
Chapter 1 What is Sustainability ? 7
Chapter 2 Sustainable Development 36
Chapter 3 History of Sustainability 55
Chapter 4 Sustainability Measurement 60
Chapter 5 Human Population Planning 68
Chapter 6 Carrying Capacity 81
Chapter 7 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment 86
Chapter 8 Sustainable Development Goals 88
Chapter 9 Sustainability and Environmental Management 97
Chapter 10 Consumption Economics 103
Chapter 11 Sustainable Energy 105
Chapter 12 Renewable Energy 131
Chapter 13 Efficient Energy Use 164
Chapter 14 Water Resources 180
Chapter 15 Ecosystem Services 194
Chapter 16 Eco-Socialism 211
Chapter 17 Social Sustainability 234
Chapter 18 Environmental Policy 237
Chapter 19 Environmental Justice 241
Chapter 20 Environmental Ethics 263
Chapter 21 Sustainability Accounting 268
Chapter 22 Sustainability Organizations 279
Chapter 23 Sustainable Advertising 290
Chapter 24 Sustainable Agriculture 292
Chapter 25 Sustainable Architecture 304
Chapter 26 Sustainable Art 316
Chapter 27 Sustainable Business 318
Chapter 28 Sustainable City 326
Chapter  29 Sustainable Community 341
Chapter 30 Sustainable Design 349
Chapter 31 Sustainable Distribution 363
Chapter 32 Sustainable Forest Management 368
Chapter 33 Sustainable Living 375
Chapter 34 Sustainable National Income 393
Chapter 35 Sustainable Packaging 396
Chapter 36 Sustainable Procurement 400
Chapter 37 Sustainable Sanitation 407
Chapter 38 Sustainable Tourism 412
Chapter 39 Sustainable Transport 422
Chapter 40 Sustainable Drainage System 435
Chapter 41 Sustainable Urban Infrastructure 437
Chapter 42 Sustainable Implant 440
Chapter 43 Ecologically Sustainable Development 449
Chapter 44 Greenhouse Debt 451
Chapter 45 Ecological Debt 452
Chapter 46 Ecological Footprint 454
Chapter 47 Planetary Boundaries 460
Chapter 48 Triple Bottom Line 479
Chapter 49 Corporate Sustainability 486
Chapter 50 Environmental Politics 488
Chapter 51 Ecological Modernization 493
Chapter 52 Ecological Civilization 496
Chapter 53 Ecological Crisis 498
Chapter 54 Eco-Innovation 501
Chapter 55 Environmental Ethics 503
Chapter 56 Computational Sustainability 508
Chapter 57 Green Computing 510
Chapter 58 Green Development 521
Chapter 59 Sustainopreneurship 525
Chapter 60 What Does a Sustainable Future Actually Look Like ? 529
Chapter 61 What is Environmental Sustainability and Development ?  
     
Volume 14 Emerging Environmental Issues  
Chapter 1 Vehicle Emissions Control 7
Chapter 2 Biodegradation 12
Chapter 3 Cadmium Poisoning 18
Chapter 4 Diseases of Affluence 21
Chapter 5 Effects of the Car on Societies 23
Chapter 6 Habitat Destruction 38
Chapter 7 Habitat Fragmentation 48
Chapter 8 Illegal Logging 53
Chapter 9 Light Pollution 59
Chapter 10 Biomedical Waste 82
Chapter 11 Pesticide Misuse 88
Chapter 12 Pesticide Poisoning 90
Chapter 13 Health Effects of Pesticides 95
Chapter 14 Population Growth 99
Chapter 15 Radioactive Waste 113
Chapter 16 Ocean disposal of Radioactive Waste 134
Chapter 17 Sudden Stratospheric Warming 142
Chapter 18 Traffic Congestion 145
Chapter 19 Tree Spiking 166
Chapter 20 Particle Radiation 168
Chapter 21 World Population 171
Chapter 22 Blackwater (Waste) 196
Chapter 23 Desertification 197
Chapter 24 Dryland Salinity 205
Chapter 25 Ecological Collapse 208
Chapter 26 Fugitive Emissions 212
Chapter 27 Global Dimming 214
Chapter 28 Environmental Security 223
Chapter 29 Environmental Threats and Opportunities 227
Chapter 30 Environmental Concerns 258
Chapter 31 10 Major Environmental Challenges Faced by India 262
Chapter 32 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 265
Chapter 33 Environmental Concerns 303
Chapter 34 Environmental Disaster 307
Chapter 35 List of Environmental Disasters 309
Chapter 36 Effects of Global Warming on Humans 315
Chapter 37 Anthropogenic Hazard 331
Chapter 38 Dangerous Goods 340
Chapter 39 CBRN Defense 347
Chapter 40 Global Catastrophic Risk 354
Chapter 41 Doomsday Clock 372
Chapter 42 Eschatology 381
Chapter 43 Environmental Hazard 386
Chapter 44 Sick Building Syndrome 389
Chapter 45 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome 396
Chapter 46 Marine Debris Pollution 405
Chapter 47 Heavy Metals Pollution 419
Chapter 48 Explosive Materials Pollution 437
Chapter 49 Herbicide Pollution 459
Chapter 50 Carcinogenic Pollution 476
Chapter 51 Asian Dust 486
Chapter 52 Environmental Emergency 489
Chapter 53 Urgent Env. Problems and their Impact on Global Business 491
Chapter 54 Indian Vulture Crisis 495
Chapter 55 The Environmental and Health Impacts of Tobacco Agriculture 499
Chapter 56 10 Serious Effects of Cigarette Smoking on Env.& Human Health 505
Chapter 57 Smoking Environmental Risks 510
     
Volume 15 Environmental Future  
Chapter 1 Mother Goddess 7
Chapter 2 Gaia Mythology 23
Chapter 3 Gaia Hypothesis 27
Chapter 4 Paleoclimatology 41
Chapter 5 Geological History of Oxygen 51
Chapter 6 Gaia Philosophy 53
Chapter 7 Climate Engineering 58
Chapter 8 What is Arcology ? 68
Chapter 9 Earth 72
Chapter 10 History of Earth 99
Chapter 11 Future Earth 129
Chapter 12 Future of Earth 131
Chapter 13 Eschatology 147
Chapter 14 Age of the Earth 152
Chapter 15 Formation and Evolution of the Solar System 163
Chapter 16 Origin of Water on Earth 183
Chapter 17 Evolutionary History of Life 186
Chapter 18 Ozone layer 210
Chapter 19 Timeline of the Evolutionary History of Life 218
Chapter 20 History of Evolutionary Thought 235
Chapter 21 Extinction Event 266
Chapter 22 Planet Earth: The Future 280
Chapter 23 Future 284
Chapter 24 Timeline of the Far Future 293
Chapter 25 Chronology of the Universe 310
Chapter 26 The Challenge of Achieving Environmental Protection for All 324
Chapter 27 Strategies for Protection of Environment in India 327
Chapter 28 Environmental Politics 333
Chapter 29 Environmental Movement 338
Chapter 30 Anti-consumerism 354
Chapter 31 Bright green Environmentalism 359
Chapter 32 Environmentalism 362
Chapter 33 Timeline of History of Environmentalism 377
Chapter 34 Timeline of Environmental History 395
Chapter 35 History of the World 415
Chapter 36 Economic History of the World 444
Chapter 37 Environmental History 449
Chapter 38 The Planet's Future: Climate Change 471
Chapter 39 Timeline of History of Environmentalism 474
Chapter 40 Timeline of the Environmentalist Movement 491
     

 The following are the brief achievements of the Authors and the Members of the Editorial Board :


About the Author Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi

 

 

Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi, Ph.D is the world renowned environmental scientist, institution builder and a charismatic leader with more than 45 years of teaching and training experience in different areas of ecology, environment, disaster management, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, human rights, intellectual property rights, ecological tourism, geriatric care and institution building strategies.

 

He is the Founder Chancellor/Plenipotentiary of the State University "The Global Open University Nagaland" and Founder Chancellor of the "Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University", Arunachal Pradesh. He has been responsible for the establishment of many universities and professional / vocational institutions in India as well as in other countries of the world.

 

He has authored the World Encyclopaedias on emerging subjects like environmental sciences, remote sensing, health care, global peace and security, production and operations management, materials management, bioinformatics, green business management, geriatric care, habitat and population studies etc.

 

As the President of the Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) created during the NDA regime in the year 2004, Dr. Priya Ranjan Trivedi has tried to unite all the 1100 universities in the country for optimising the available resources in the country with a view to stopping the duplication of efforts in the area of higher and tertiary education. During his visits to different countries including USA, UK, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Korea, Mongolia, Zambia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Maldives, Indonesia, Russia, Poland and Thailand, Dr. P R Trivedi has been transferring the appropriate technologies of institution building from India to the rest of the world.

 

He has received more than 55 international and national awards and appreciations conferred upon him in many countries of the world for his outstanding contribution in the areas of  alternative dispute resolution, diplomatic studies, interfaith studies, spiritual development etc.

 

Dr. P R Trivedi has designed a masterplan paradigm for leading India by providing appropriate guidance to the Government of India in the areas of skill development, entrepreneurial leadership besides managerial competence among the young boys and girls by advocating the slogan "Catch Them Young" so that they could finally become didactics to educate their fathers, mothers, teachers and colleagues, rather the entire neighbourhood with no worries and miseries in the country.

 

Dr. P R Trivedi is the first person in India to have thought of vocationalising the existing careers of young boys and girls by giving them employment centric education with a view to solving the problems relating to employment as well as unemployableness. He has designed more than 2100 skill based courses with self-instructional study materials for ensuring perfect training in order to achieve the milestone of producing 550 million skilled persons in the country by the year 2025.

 

Dr. P R Trivedi has envisaged that the two main problems of our country i.e. unemployment and pollution have to be tackled by creating environment friendly and sustainable jobs by designing a job creation policy which could be sustained by the mother earth of our country.

 

Dr. P R Trivedi has been duly credited for designing and launching the Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications besides short-term job oriented skilling courses on Computer Operations, Computer Programming and Computer Maintenance way back in the year 1979-1980. He has also brought out the 50 Volume Encyclopaedia of Information Technology running into more than 15,000 pages jointly brought out by the Computers (India) Limited, The Global Open University Nagaland and Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, Arunachal Pradesh.


About the Author Dr. UTTAM KUMAR SINGH

 

 

Uttam Kumar Singh, Ph.D. is a renowned institution builder and thinker presently the Director General of the Indian Institute of Business Management (IIBM) and Dr. Zakir Husain Institute (ZHI), Patna. He has authored more than 100 books on different subjects related to management, disaster education, criminology, forensic science and many other developmental subjects. He has also been at the helm of affairs in the management of Computer Society of India, The Global Open University Nagaland and Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University.


About the Author Dr. MARKANDEY RAI

 

 

Markandey Rai, Ph.D. is currently the Senior Advisor of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme after his retirement as the Chief of the United Nations Inter-Agency Coordination, Global Parliamentarians and Trade Unions Programme of UN-HABITAT based in Nairobi, Kenya.  Presently he is also the Chancellor of Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh established under the State Legislature of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh. Technological and Medical Sciences University, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh established under the State Legislature of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh.

 

He was pioneer for establishing Global Urban Observatories and Publications of the Compendium of Human Settlement Statistics and Atlas periodically. He has been the Chairperson of the Joint Advisory Committee (JAC) at Nairobi to advise the Heads of the UN offices at Nairobi (UNON) on the matters of the staff administration and welfare. He has widely travelled and attended several conferences of scientific as well as of political nature. As focal point for the Asia-Pacific region and also for India in UN-HABITAT, he achieved to organize a ministers forum for Asia-Pacific countries in December 2006 in New Delhi successfully and India became the Chairperson and permanent secretariat was established in New Delhi. He has been the President of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) in Nairobi of Kenya chapter. His biography was published in the 14th edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World in 1997. He is an "Ambassador for Peace" conferred by the Global Peace Foundation in March 2009. In March 2017, at Global Peace Convention of GPF in Manila, Dr. Rai was elected the President of Global Peace and Development Service Alliance (GPDSA). He has honors to address a number of Parliaments and Global Parliamentarian's forums. He is holding many prestigious and honorary positions in India and abroad and focusing mainly on Sustainable Urbanization, Youth and Women empowerment through Youth Vocational and Leadership programmes. He is currently the Chairman of an Accreditation Board of BMO of NABET under Quality Council of India, State Chancellor of IAEWP (NGO Affiliate of ECOSOC, DPI, UNESCO, UNICEF) for NCT of Delhi and the Executive President of World Spiritual Parliament.


About the Author Dr. aaradhana salpekar

 

 

Dr. Aaradhana Salpekar, Ph.D. is a renowned ecologist and environmentalist with more than 45 years of teaching and research experience in many specialised areas related to botany, pollution monitoring and control, eco restoration, environmental impact assessment, natural resources and conservation studies besides eco-feminism. She has authored more than 50 books on different aspects of mother earth protection strategies.


About the Author Dr. KADAMBARI SHARMA

 

 

Dr. Kadambari Sharma, Ph.D. is a renowned author and anthropologist dedicated for the cause of environmental as well as disaster education. She has authored more than 50 books related to women's development, disaster mitigation and management, environmental laws, population and community ecology, crime against women, sustainable development, conflict resolution etc. She has the credit of designing a package of new  modules on disaster education for the students of different schools and colleges in the National Capital Region.


About the Author Dr. TANUJA TRIVEDI

 

 

Dr. Tanuja Trivedi, Ph.D. is a renowned author, activist and ecofeminist dedicated for the cause of national as well as international development in general and gender development in particular. In the capacity of the Head and Director of the Women's Agency for Generating Employment (WAGE), she has been developing a master plan and a paradigm for ensuring proper training of women in the new and emerging areas of rural and urban entrepreneurship besides developing a neological as well as a neocratic approach to empowering  the girl child, developing strategies for the young women and ensuring all the geriatric needs of the elderly women specially living below the poverty line.

 

She has been chosen by many international organisations for getting felicitated based on her outstanding contribution.

 

She is also heading the WIBP Observer Group where she is at the helm of affairs in the capacity of the Director of the Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment (IIEE).   She has travelled in almost all parts of Asia and Europe.


About the Author Dr. utkarsh sharma

 

 

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma, Ph.D. is presently the Pro Chancellor of the Indira Gandhi Technological and Medical Sciences University, Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh besides the Director and Member Secretary of the National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research, AfroAsianAmerican Chamber of Commerce, Occupational Research and Development (ACCORD). After completing his MBA Degree, he was sponsored by his parent organisation KPMG for undergoing the specialized Executive Development Programme at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow where he learnt the art and science of management and administration besides appropriate techniques for bringing productivity and efficiency within and outside the organization. He completed his doctoral studies from the Commonwealth Vocational University, Kingdom of Tonga.

 

He has successfully designed a masterplan and a new paradigm for developing the resources and infrastructure in different States in general and in the State of Bihar in particular.

 


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