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India An Ancient Exotic Wonderland of Mystic Environment

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ISBN: 9789351280064    Publisher: Kalpaz Publications Year of publishing: 2014     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 335        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Prasanta Kumar Ray, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc, FNASc, FIBIOL (London) is an internationally recognised scientist, environmentalist, and an author of several books, journal articles,...Read more
Description About The Author:- Prasanta Kumar Ray, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc, FNASc, FIBIOL (London) is an internationally recognised scientist, environmentalist, and an author of several books, journal articles, and feature articles etc. Prof. Ray worked in India and USA as directors of several research institutions, and as visiting scientists. His research interests are in the field of cancer, immunology, toxicology, environmental science, microbiology and nutrition. He visited many countries of the world including India as tourists to deliver scientific lectures.Contents:- Preface 7 Acknowledgements 9 General Introduction 11 India: An Ancient Exotic Wonderland of Mystic Environment• What is Environmental Science? • What are our Main Environmental Problems Today? • Carbon Emission• Global Perspectives of Environmental Pollution • Toxic Exposure-- Bhopal Gas Disaster and Atomic disaster of Hiroshima and Nagasaki • Nuclear Programmes • Consumerism • What are the Roots of Environmental Pollution? PART I: INDIA: AN ANCIENT EXOTIC WONDERLAND 1. Our Country-India, its History, Literature and Culture 25 (A) India an Ancient Exotic Wonderland (a) Historical Perspectives of India-The homeland of 1.28 Billion People of the World. (b) India Our Motherland-The Modern India (c) The Republic of India (B) Some of India's Architectural Masterpieces, (a) Our Family Structure-Indian Arts and Literature, Indian Society, Indian Customs, Indian Sports (b) Our Flora and Fauna, (C) India's Environmental Contrasts-A Tourists' Delight (i) The Mighty Himalayas and its Environment and Ecology (ii) Thar Desert and its Environment and Ecology (iii) Andaman and Nicober Islands - Its Environment and Ecology 6 India: An Ancient Exotic Wonderland of Mystic Environment (iv) Kashmir - A heaven on Earth 2. The Outer/Distant Environment Around India 191 (A) Our Planetary System-Our Universe and Our Galaxies (B) Evolution of the Planet Earth (C) Our Universe and the Galaxies (D) Relative Placements of Our Planet Earth, Moon and the Planet Mars (E) Our Planet Earth where Life could Sustain only (F) The Uniqueness of Life-forms (G) Appearance of the First Single Cell: The Virus World (H) Human Adaptation and Evolution PART II - INDIAN MYSTIC ENVIRONMENT 3. The Exotic Environment and Our Natural Resources 205 (i) Environment and Our Natural Resources - Environment the provider of Our Needs (ii) Man and His Near Environment (iii) Proper Care and Protection of our Environment- Personal Care, community measures and legislative measures 4. Effect of Environmental Pollution on Human Health 287 (A) What is Pollution? (B) Why does the Pollutant Pose Dangers to Life Systems? (C) Is it that we hear about pollution only recently? (D) What can we do about it? (E) Legislative Measures (F) Indian Awareness (G) Global Warming (H) Environmental issues in India-Human Concern (I) Recent Efforts to Address Water Issues (J) Fuel Wood and Biomass Burning (K) Fuel Adulteration (L) Traffic Congestion (M) Recent Trends in India's Air Quality (N) Solid Waste Pollution (O) Noise Pollution (P) Land Pollution (Q) Greenhouse Gas Emissions (R) Environmental Issues and Indian Laws Index 325About The Book:- This Book Presents An Outline Of Both The Past And Present Of India Which Is One Of The Ancient Civilisations On Earth. It Describes How Indian Civilisation Flourished In Many Directions To Draw Attentions Of The Entire World. The Rich Indian Philosophy, Tradition And Heritage, Our Varied Culture, Amazing Architectures, Epic Literatures, And Our Age-Old Expertise In The Field Of Science And Technology Had In Itself A Very Deep Religious Fervour. Uplifting Of Self-Consciousness, Better Self-Control And Meditation Were Suggested As Pathways To Go To The State Of Self-Enlightenment. The Present Book Highlights And Expresses Concerns That India's Population Is Rapidly Growing To Reach 1.28 Billion (By 2013), And That Many Of Our Present Problems Are Due To This Vast Population Burden. While Earth's Carrying Capacity Is Decreasing Due To More Demand On Land Mass, Water, Mineral Resources Etc., And Due To A Sharp Increase In Pollution Burden In Our Environment, The Author Warns Everybody To Be Vigilant About Environmental Protection In Order To Keep Room For Our Future Generations Such That They Could Also Sustain. The Author Strongly Feels That It Would Prove To Be An Informative Document For All Indians, The Tourists, The Foreigners, Researchers And All Others, Who Want To Know More About India In Its Overall Isbn 978-93-5128-006-4 Perspectives., About The Author:- Prasanta Kumar Ray, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc, Fnasc, Fibiol (London) Is An Internationally Recognised Scientist, Environmentalist, And An Author Of Several Books, Journal Articles, And Feature Articles Etc. Prof. Ray Worked In India And Usa As Directors Of Several Research Institutions, And As Visiting Scientists. His Research Interests Are In The Field Of Cancer, Immunology, Toxicology, Environmental Science, Microbiology And Nutrition. He Visited Many Countries Of The World Including India As Tourists To Deliver Scientific Lectures., Content:- Preface 7 Acknowledgements 9 General Introduction 11 India: An Ancient Exotic Wonderland Of Mystic Environment• What Is Environmental Science? • What Are Our Main Environmental Problems Today? • Carbon Emission• Global Perspectives Of Environmental Pollution • Toxic Exposure-- Bhopal Gas Disaster And Atomic Disaster Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki • Nuclear Programmes • Consumerism • What Are The Roots Of Environmental Pollution? Part I: India: An Ancient Exotic Wonderland 1. Our Country-India, Its History, Literature And Culture 25 (A) India An Ancient Exotic Wonderland (A) Historical Perspectives Of India-The Homeland Of 1.28 Billion People Of The World. (B) India Our Motherland-The Modern India (C) The Republic Of India (B) Some Of India'S Architectural Masterpieces, (A) Our Family Structure-Indian Arts And Literature, Indian Society, Indian Customs, Indian Sports (B) Our Flora And Fauna, (C) India'S Environmental Contrasts-A Tourists' Delight (I) The Mighty Himalayas And Its Environment And Ecology (Ii) Thar Desert And Its Environment And Ecology (Iii) Andaman And Nicober Islands - Its Environment And Ecology 6 India: An Ancient Exotic Wonderland Of Mystic Environment (Iv) Kashmir - A Heaven On Earth 2. The Outer/Distant Environment Around India 191 (A) Our Planetary System-Our Universe And Our Galaxies (B) Evolution Of The Planet Earth (C) Our Universe And The Galaxies (D) Relative Placements Of Our Planet Earth, Moon And The Planet Mars (E) Our Planet Earth Where Life Could Sustain Only (F) The Uniqueness Of Life-Forms (G) Appearance Of The First Single Cell: The Virus World (H) Human Adaptation And Evolution Part Ii - Indian Mystic Environment 3. The Exotic Environment And Our Natural Resources 205 (I) Environment And Our Natural Resources - Environment The Provider Of Our Needs (Ii) Man And His Near Environment (Iii) Proper Care And Protection Of Our Environment- Personal Care, Community Measures And Legislative Measures 4. Effect Of Environmental Pollution On Human Health 287 (A) What Is Pollution? (B) Why Does The Pollutant Pose Dangers To Life Systems? (C) Is It That We Hear About Pollution Only Recently? (D) What Can We Do About It? (E) Legislative Measures (F) Indian Awareness (G) Global Warming (H) Environmental Issues In India-Human Concern (I) Recent Efforts To Address Water Issues (J) Fuel Wood And Biomass Burning (K) Fuel Adulteration (L) Traffic Congestion (M) Recent Trends In India'S Air Quality (N) Solid Waste Pollution (O) Noise Pollution (P) Land Pollution (Q) Greenhouse Gas Emissions (R) Environmental Issues And Indian Laws Index 325
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