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Ecology And Environment In The Himalayas: Book by Kuldip Singh Gulia

Ecology And Environment In The Himalayas

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ISBN: 9788182054233    Publisher: Isha Books Year of publishing: 2007     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 400        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip singh Gulia, is a noted and active environmentalist. A Ph.D. in Human Ecology of the Himalayan Ecosystems, he has applied himself into sustained research...Read more
Description About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip singh Gulia, is a noted and active environmentalist. A Ph.D. in Human Ecology of the Himalayan Ecosystems, he has applied himself into sustained research in various facets of Human Ecology. Compilations of the vast storehouse of Human Ecology papers have been published in five volumes under the title "Encyclopedia of Human Ecology". His books Human Ecology of Sikkim and Geneses of Disasters, have been widely acclaimed in the intellectual circles for qualitative and analytical excellence. His research papers on human ecosystems of the Himalayas and of the Arid Zone of Indian Thar Desert make interesting studies. The author commanded an Infantry Brigade in Gujrat in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 26 January 2001, and was deeply involved in rehabilitating the suffering population in the affected areas. He successfully commanded his Brigade in Munabao sector of Barmer (Rajasthan) during OPERATION PRAKRAM. Currently appointed as Director of the Pratap Group of Public Schools at Karnal, he continues his Human Ecology related works in the Ecosystems of the Indian Schooling fraternity.Contents:- Introduction ? Eco-Stress Around Himalaya ?Himalaya's Strain Environment Calls for Quick Action ?Himalayan Expedition by a British Climber -- A Review ? Himalaya -- Its Geology , Metereology and Hydrology ?Constitutional Provision to Save Himalaya ? Effect of Pilgrimage in Gangotri-Gaumukh Region ? Gangotri Conservation Project ? North Eastern frontier region in Jeopardy ? Human Interference into Nature Accelerates Natural Hazards ? Effect of Environmental Problems in Himalaya ? Threat to Wildlife in Himalaya -- A Regionwise Review ? Flora and Fauna of Kumaon region. ?Nepal's protected Areas and Their Management ? Rich Flora and fauna of Arunachal Pradesh ? Beautiful But Little Known Species: Red Panda on the Brink of Extinction ? Eastern Himalaya -- Habitation of Salamanders ? Trapping of Beautiful Butterflies in Darjeeling ? The Lloyd Botanic Garden -- Its Aesthetic and Recreational Value ?Changing Process of conservation Around the great Himalayan National Park. ? "Valley of the Lost Horizon" ? Ecological Disturbances and Conservation of Wildlife Garhwal Himalaya ? Jigme Dorji National Park Largest Protected Area of Bhutan ? Global Trade in Wildlife ?Index.About The Book:- Today Environment And Ecology Are The Buzzwords. The Pace Of Development And Modernization Has Endangered The Ecological Balance Of Himalaya. When The British Brought Railways In The India In The Late 18Th Century, The Himalayan Jungles Were Denuded Of The Vast Forests Covers Due To The Demand For Sleepers. When In Early 19Th Century, The Britishers Attempted To Curb Wanton Tree-Felling, There Arose Resentment Among The People Of Garhwal And Kumaon In Uttarakhand. But In Later Times, Those Very Women Folk Took To Chipko Movement To Curb Tree-Felling. The Book Gives A Multitude Of Ill-Effects Of Tree-Felling Ranging From Soil-Erosion To Causing Floods In The Plains, And Depositing Silt. The Shrinking Of Various Himalayan Glaciers Has Also Created Alarm Among The Global Ecologists And Environmentalists. Denudation Of Forests Also Has Been Causing Landslides And Endangering The Wildlife. Now The Efforts Are Being Made To Advert The Man-Made Disaster. This Book Comes To Grips With The Magnitude Of Problem In The Entire Himalayan Region., About The Author:- Brigadier (Dr.) Kuldip Singh Gulia, Is A Noted And Active Environmentalist. A Ph.D. In Human Ecology Of The Himalayan Ecosystems, He Has Applied Himself Into Sustained Research In Various Facets Of Human Ecology. Compilations Of The Vast Storehouse Of Human Ecology Papers Have Been Published In Five Volumes Under The Title "Encyclopedia Of Human Ecology". His Books Human Ecology Of Sikkim And Geneses Of Disasters, Have Been Widely Acclaimed In The Intellectual Circles For Qualitative And Analytical Excellence. His Research Papers On Human Ecosystems Of The Himalayas And Of The Arid Zone Of Indian Thar Desert Make Interesting Studies. The Author Commanded An Infantry Brigade In Gujrat In The Aftermath Of The Devastating Earthquake Of 26 January 2001, And Was Deeply Involved In Rehabilitating The Suffering Population In The Affected Areas. He Successfully Commanded His Brigade In Munabao Sector Of Barmer (Rajasthan) During Operation Prakram. Currently Appointed As Director Of The Pratap Group Of Public Schools At Karnal, He Continues His Human Ecology Related Works In The Ecosystems Of The Indian Schooling Fraternity., Content:- Introduction ? Eco-Stress Around Himalaya ?Himalaya'S Strain Environment Calls For Quick Action ?Himalayan Expedition By A British Climber -- A Review ? Himalaya -- Its Geology , Metereology And Hydrology ?Constitutional Provision To Save Himalaya ? Effect Of Pilgrimage In Gangotri-Gaumukh Region ? Gangotri Conservation Project ? North Eastern Frontier Region In Jeopardy ? Human Interference Into Nature Accelerates Natural Hazards ? Effect Of Environmental Problems In Himalaya ? Threat To Wildlife In Himalaya -- A Regionwise Review ? Flora And Fauna Of Kumaon Region. ?Nepal'S Protected Areas And Their Management ? Rich Flora And Fauna Of Arunachal Pradesh ? Beautiful But Little Known Species: Red Panda On The Brink Of Extinction ? Eastern Himalaya -- Habitation Of Salamanders ? Trapping Of Beautiful Butterflies In Darjeeling ? The Lloyd Botanic Garden -- Its Aesthetic And Recreational Value ?Changing Process Of Conservation Around The Great Himalayan National Park. ? "Valley Of The Lost Horizon" ? Ecological Disturbances And Conservation Of Wildlife Garhwal Himalaya ? Jigme Dorji National Park Largest Protected Area Of Bhutan ? Global Trade In Wildlife ?Index.
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