ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES: As per revised UGC Syllabus for Undergraduate Students also useful for PG Students, Professionals and Competitive Exams
Franky Varah, Mirinchonme Mahongnao, Pamrethor Khashimwo and Tuisem Shimrah
  • ISBN 13 : 9788170264651
  • year : 2020
  • language : English
  • binding : Softcover
The book 'Environmental Studies' has been prepared following the revised syllabus for undergraduate students prescribed by the University Grant Commission (UGC). Keeping in view, the importance of environmental issues in today's world, this book has been designed in such a way that not only the undergraduate students, but students of postgraduate level and professionals will benefit from it. The content of this book aims to train readers to cater to the needs of ecological citizenship through development of a strong foundation on the critical linkages between ecology-society-economy. This book will enable the readers to develop a comprehensive understanding of various facets of life forms, ecological processes, and the impacts on them by humans besides building capabilities to identify relevant environmental issues, analyse the various underlying causes, evaluate the practices and policies, and develop a framework to make informed decisions. Further, the book develops empathy for all life forms, appreciation for the various ecological linkages within the web of life, awareness, and responsibility towards environmental protection and nature preservation. Each chapter has a brief introduction to the topic, the concepts related to topics are written in brief followed by a point-wise explanation of each topic with the latest information. The book provides case studies with expected questions to make the examination preparation easier for the students.