By Anil Kumar De
This publication has been designed according and in the framework of the module syllabus of uptu, on environmental experiences. it is going to satisfy the elemental want of the hour for the standard textbook for the direction on surroundings & ecology for the undergraduate scholars of assorted disciplines?arts, technology, trade, engineering, medication, pharmacy, administration, legislations and so on. Salient good points: basic and lucid kind of presentation of setting (physical and human) with a view to be discovered fascinating via undergraduate scholars of all self-discipline. in basic terms crucial clinical phrases integrated and defined through the textual content. word list of key words on the finish for clean the concept that. suggestions workouts within the final bankruptcy for checking out the data of the topic. The booklet is meant to hold ahead the project of the authors for selling environmental schooling one of the scholars everywhere in the kingdom. in regards to the author(s): anil kumar de served as professor and head of division of chemistry and likewise as dean of college of technology, visva-bharati collage, santiniketan. in the course of his striking educational occupation, he has released greater than a hundred thirty examine papers in overseas and nationwide journals, in addition to a number of monographs and books. Professor de obtained a number of awards in popularity of his contributions in analytical and environmental chemistry. those contain acharya p. C. Ray gold medal (1981, calcutta university), umacharan banerjee gold medal (1979, calcutta university), cooper memorial medal, h. okay. Sen memorial medal (inst. Of chemists, 1996) and lifestyles time success award (indian chemical society, 2006). Arnab kumar de, reader in chemistry, raja peary mohan university, uttarpara, west bengal. He bought ph. D. From visva-bharati collage, santiniketan. His examine components are water and pollution tracking, waste-water remedy and so forth.
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These must be protected and no commercial exploitation be allowed in these areas. This is an important conservation strategy. Limited Production Forests: These are less fertile areas at high altitude (more than 1000 metres) with hilly environment. Here the health of the forests should not be damaged and only limited harvesting with utmost care be allowed. 26 Environment and Ecology (iii) Production Forests: These are forests on the plains and their productivity can be enhanced by proper management.
Social forestry is based on public and common land (private) to produce firewood, fodder, fruit and small timber for rural people. The programme should be conducted by a co-operative system including farmers, tribals, panchayats and NGOs (nongovernment organisations), etc. Degraded lands should be utilised for social forestry for firewood, whereby the quality of land improves in course of time. Massive afforestation should be done involving multipurpose species of plants/shrubs so that every village/town/ city is able to meet its requirements for firewood, fodder and small timber.
Social Factors: Big fairs like Kumbha Mela or Ardha Kumbha Mela where lakhs of people assemble at the river ghats are one of the most important factors for the spread of cholera. The crowd bathe and drinking the same river water (Ganga) rapidly spread the disease. Cholera is a disease of the poor people who come from low income groups, live in slums under unhygienic and inhuman conditions. They participate in these melas and contaminate the river water. Control of Cholera The control of cholera can be achieved by early detection of the disease, isolation of the patients and their prompt treatment, improvement of sanitary facilities along with 34 Environment and Ecology adequate supply of safe drinking water to the community.
Environment and Ecology: (as Per the New Syllabus, B. Tech, Year of U. P. Technical University) by Anil Kumar De