Environmental and Sustainable Development Through Forestry and Other Resources: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Environmental and Sustainable Development Through Forestry and Other Resources

1st Edition

Edited by Arnab Banerjee, Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Abhishek Raj

Apple Academic Press

392 pages | 25 Color Illus. | 84 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781771888110
pub: 2019-12-05
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This book, Environmental and Sustainable Development Through Forestry and Other Resources, looks at using forestry and several other innovative measures to facilitate environmental sustainability. The volume covers an important selection of research that focuses on scientific applications and trends that aim toward enhancing sustainable development in the environment.

Chapters discuss such diverse topics as using agroforestry for resource management, employing legumes in agroforestry, livestock management for climate change mitigation, introducing higher plants for air pollution mitigation in urban industrial areas, the uses and benefits of sludge, technological assessment of sewage treatment plants, and much more.

This book will be a helpful and informative reference work for the those in the disciplines of forestry, agriculture, ecology, and environmental science and will also be a pathway to addressing new concepts for a sustainable world.

Table of Contents

1. Forests for Resource Management and Environmental Protection

Abhishek Raj et al.

2. Agroforestry Systems in the Hills and Their Ecosystem Services

Abhishek Raj et al.

3. Multifunctional Role of Legumes in Agroforestry

Abhishek Raj et al.

4. Multifunctional Pastures for Livestock Management and Climate Change Mitigation

Abhishek Raj et al.

5. Role of Higher Plants for Air Pollution Mitigation in Urban Industrial Areas

Shiboram Banerjee and Debnath Palit

6. The Uses and Benefits of Sludge and Ways to Protect Against Its Probable Harmful Effects

Nazir Hussain

7. Contributions of Pit Lakes to the Socioeconomic Status: A Case Study of the Raniganj Coal Field Area

Debnath Palit and Anjan Ray Chaudhury

8. Chlorine Status and Drinking Water Quality Monitoring Within a Public Distribution System of Kollam District

Anila George

9. Effect of Environmental Pollution on Health and Its Prevention: An Overview

Pallavi Chattopadhyay, Pinaki Chattopadhyay, and Debnath Palit

10. Innovative Approach to Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation

Pinaki Chattopadhyay, Pallavi Chattopadhyay, and Debnath Palit

11. Prospects of Biotechnology for a Sustainable Environment

Saikat Mondal and Debnath Palit

12. Technological Assessment of Sewage Treatment Plants

Harshita Jain et al.

About the Editors

Arnab Banerjee, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Science at Sarguja Vishwavidyalaya (a state university), Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India.

Manoj Kumar Jhariya, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Farm Forestry at Sarguja University, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India.

Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and HOD (In-Charge), Department of Farm Forestry, Sarguja University, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General
SCIENCE / Global Warming & Climate Change
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture