1st Edition

Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development
Issues and Remediation

ISBN 9781771888059
Published January 24, 2020 by Apple Academic Press
302 Pages 16 Color & 51 B/W Illustrations

USD $159.95

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Book Description

Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development: Issues and Remediation provides an extensive summary of biodiversity. It is the result of the assistance of environmentalists, researchers, policy experts, and academicians from across the globe sharing their research and knowledge on biodiversity and ways to mitigate the threat from climate change, over-utilization of natural resources, pollution, and more. The volume considers that biodiversity encompasses a wide range of biological processes, ranging from genetic diversity, species, populations, communities and ecosystems to landscapes and regions.

This book, written by a panel of international experts in biodiversity, conservation biology, and evolution from different countries, including Iran, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Russia, and others, highlights the human impact on biodiversity hotspots on a global scale.

The volume provides an abundance of valuable research for faculty, students, and researchers in environmental sciences, government agencies, and many others.

Table of Contents

1. Phytoremediation Potential of Typha: An Approach to Biodiversity Conservation

H. Nangyal et al.

2. The Genetic Resources as an Inexhaustible Source of Biodiversity in Tajikistan

N. Firuza, H. Nangyal, A. Nawaz, and M. S. Khan

3. Phytodiversity and the Conservation Status of the Nara Desert, Pakistan

R. Qureshi

4. Acute and Biological Effects of Some Synthetic Organic Compounds on Spiny Bollworma

R. M. Fikry et al.

5. The Simplest Way to Determine the Most Appropriate Diversity Indices in a Study Area

J. Parchizadeh

6. Diversity of Pollen Grain Fertility and Crossing of Potato in Tajikistan

K. Partoev et al.

7. Impact of Arsenic on Structural and Functional Composition of Dominant Bacterial Populations Associated with Various Natural Ecosystems

Soma Ghosh, Meenakshi Mukherjee, and Pinaki Sar

8. Seabuckthorn: Its Sustainable Utilization for Biodiversity Conservation

N. Malik et al.

9. Environmental Pollution: Increasing Risk of Neurodegenerative Diseases

H. Ikram and H. Nangyal

10. Community-Based Conservation of the Sambhar Salt Lake, Jaipur, India

S. Kulshreshtha, G.V. Reddy, and H. Nangyal

11. Biodiversity and Conservation of the Orphans of Rio in Northern Africa-Egypt: A Case Study

A. M. Abdel-Azeem and F. M. Salem

12. Diversity of Functional Potential of Selected Medicinal Plants

Hasnain Nangyal et al.

13. Fungal Biodiversity of Foods and Feeds

Fatima Abdul Majeed and Ali Akbar

14. Biodiversity and Distribution of Algae in Egypt

Heba S. Abbas

15. Role of Diverse Medicinal Algae in Therapeutic World

Heba S. Abbas

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Hasnain Nangyal is a research fellow in the Department of Botany, Faculty of Sciences at Hazara University, Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa, Pakistan. He has published review articles, research papers, and books and is an active member of many national and international research organizations. He is also an editorial board member and reviewer for several professional journals and magazines. He is a member of the publishing team for the book series Biodiversity Distribution & Conservation and has published three chapters in the book Biodiversity Distribution & Conservation.

Muhammad Saleem Khan, PhD, is a research fellow in the Department of Zoology at Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, and is currently Assistant Professor of Zoology (Guest) in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Okara, Pakistan. He has published more than 40 research and review articles and is also working as a reviewer in many journals.


“Designed for those students and researchers who wish to become familiar with basic and advanced features of biodiversity, the output of these efforts can also be implemented to ensure sustainability and preservation of biodiversity. This volume provides a broad overview of different promising aspects of biodiversity. Various chapters written by international experts in their respective specialties not only allow the reader to understand better the wide range of medical problems linked with environmental pollution, biodiversity, and sustainable development, but also to propose strategies to reduce the threat. The book should be useful to all those working on biodiversity, pollution eradication, and sustainable development.”

—Andjelka Mihajlov, Professor, University Educons and University of Novi Sad, Serbia; Ambassador for Sustainable Development, Serbia; Chair, Environmental Sciences, Renseelar Polytechnic Institute University of Belgrade