The last century has witnessed a remarkable change in attitudes to wildlife, with the focus shifting from conquest for slaughter towards conservation. The new class of naturalists gives equal attention to smaller animals and trees, as evident in the pieces on the blackbuck, the wild dog, the turtle, the cobra, and the comings and goings at a waterhole in summer.

Green Politics , the first in a series of publications on global environmental negotiations (GEN) provides a close analysis of important environment-related conventions and institutions from their origins, and demystifies the global politics behind 'saving the environment'. The book presents a first-ever comprehensive Southern perspective of the impact of global environmental governance on the real lives of real people.

To understand the problem posed by diesel, it is necessary to understand the new information that has emerged over the last decade about its ill-effects. The first big finding come with air pollution experts discovering that diesel exhaust consists of 10-100 times more particles than petrol. More than that, experts soon began to realise that it is not the total quantity of particles that matters so much for public health as the size of the particles in vehicular exhaust. This monograph busted the myth that diesel is the fuel of the future and shows how harmful it is for the health.

This is a directory which presents information about water harvesters and the work they are doing in different parts of India and abroad. It keeps people informed about water harvesting activities and experiences in different regions. It is a platform in print that helps experts and activists to get in touch with each other.

This directory is divided into two sections - India and International. The first section contains information on environmental health specialists from India, whose names are listed in alphabetical order of the Indian States and Union territories in which their organisations belong. Similar information on international experts, indexed countrywise, is given in the second section.

A comprehensive two-volume dossier on environmental issues, events, policies, practices and challenges in India, along with statistics on environment-related facts.

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.

This paper argues that tiger conservation is, ultimately, an issue of incentives. Command-and-control prescriptions for saving the tiger have largely failed because the people who actually determine the destiny of wild tigers have few incentives to save them.

Today environmental pollution has assumed serious proportions and become a big problem because the built-in balance has been disturbed by the industrialization and the philosophy of conquest of nature through exploration and exploitation of natural resources by man to the advantage of mankind. This report contains the Environmental status of Jaipur city, Rajasthan, India.

The transportation modes in Indian cities are multifarious with varying capacity and widely varying sizes and speeds.