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The citizens' fifth report /

Contributor(s): Agrawal, Anil | Narain, Sunita | Sen, Srabani.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: State of India's environmentno. 5. Publisher: New Delhi : Centre for Science and Environment, 1999Description: 2 v. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm.ISBN: 818690610X (pbk.).Subject(s): Ecology -- India | Environmental protection -- India | India -- Environmental conditionsDDC classification: 333.72 CIT
Contents:
Part I : National overview Introduction--Land --Water--Forests-- Dams--Atmosphere--Habitat--People--Health--Energy--Living resources--Agents of change--Essay: Corruption and environment governance. Part II : Statistical database Introduction--Land, agriculture and animal care--Water, dams and irrigation--Forests--Atmosphere--Habitat--People--Health--Energy--Living resources--Agents of change--India and the world.
Summary: This book presents a national overview of the startling array of challenges faced by India - including pollution and waste generation. The book demonstrates how all natural resources, from land and forests to water and biodiversity, are under immense pressure and in turn, compounded poverty. Rapid industrial, agricultural and urban development has led to alarming and ever-growing levels of pollution. The solution lies in good governance and the application of appropriate technological and management solutions as the nation inches towards higher rates of economic growth and social development.
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Includes tables.

Includes bibliographic references.

Part I : National overview Introduction--Land --Water--Forests-- Dams--Atmosphere--Habitat--People--Health--Energy--Living resources--Agents of change--Essay: Corruption and environment governance. Part II : Statistical database Introduction--Land, agriculture and animal care--Water, dams and irrigation--Forests--Atmosphere--Habitat--People--Health--Energy--Living resources--Agents of change--India and the world.

This book presents a national overview of the startling array of challenges faced by India - including pollution and waste generation. The book demonstrates how all natural resources, from land and forests to water and biodiversity, are under immense pressure and in turn, compounded poverty. Rapid industrial, agricultural and urban development has led to alarming and ever-growing levels of pollution. The solution lies in good governance and the application of appropriate technological and management solutions as the nation inches towards higher rates of economic growth and social development.

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