Biodiversity characterisation at landcape level was carried out using Indian remote sensing satellite data in North Eastern region of India. This study presents the results of the project undertaken to build a national database on biodiversity at landscape level. This is important in order to check the alarming biodiversity loss currently taking place in this part of the country.

Biodiversity characterisation at landscape level has been carried out using Indian remote sensing satellite data in Western himalayas of India. This study presents the results of the project undertaken to build national database on biodiversity at landscape level.

Biodiversity characterisation at landscape level has been carried out using Indian remote sensing satellite data in Western Ghats of India. This study presents the results of the project undertaken to build national database on biodiversity at landscape level.

An exhaustive life cycle analysis of players in the Indian caustic chlorine sector and its impact on environment. Deals extensively with the alarming issue of mercy pollution, its deadly effects. A comparative study with the global scenario.

In India, majority of the tribals live in the predominantly forest areas. Incidence of poverty is also quite high there. The tribals, as well as other people living inside or around the forests are dependent on the forests for their livelihood to a great extent. On the other hand, appropriate management of the forests for sustainable development is the need of the hour.

Thirty kilometres from Chikmagalur in the southern Indian state of Karnataka lies the Bhadra tiger reserve. Here, the towering ridges of the western ghats wrap around a gently undulating landscape dissected by scores of streams and draped in the finest moist deciduous forests anywhere. These forests harbour on impressive assemblage of wildlife from the large and imposing elephant and tiger to a dazzlilng array of lesser marvels including birds, lizards, snakes, frogs, and insects. Also scattered across Bhadra's forested landscape are sixteen hamlets.

This book envisages to re-create the process by way of which buildings and entire habitats can be designed to respond to nature with climate as the basic parameter of design. It discusses the methodology of design, design tools, latest developments in energy efficient architecture and materials, and is suitably aided by case studies and actual projects.

The Global Environmental Negotiations (GEN) series provide information on environment-related treaties, negotiations and institutions. Poles Apart, the second in the series of books on the politics of global environmental governance (GEN). This book contains updates on the issues dealt within the first report, Green Politics . It contains new chapters on five conventions and institutions.

The Supreme of India ruled on July 28, 1998 that all eight-year-old-buses and pre-1990 three-wheelers and taxis would have to be converted to CNG by March 31,2000. For the rest of the buses, three-wheelers and taxis, the deadline was fixed as March 31, 3001. This order, however, is getting to be the most difficult to implement. Resistance from the diesel lobby and lack of support from the government are out to sabotage the Supreme Court orders to move the buses, auto and taxis to CNG.

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