CONTENTS:- 1. Natural Resources and Environmental Governance: Indian Perspective 2. Land Acquisition and Industry 3. Food Security and People 4. Food Security: Looking for Other Sources 5. Green Revolution in Eastern India 6. Sustainable Agriculture 7. Himalayas and Climate Change 8. Coastal Resource and ICZM Programme 9. Energy Crisis 10. Environmental Quality and Public Health 11. Public Health: New Threats 12. Managing Arsenic in Groundwater 13. Population and Poverty 14. Challenging Sustainability 15. Waste Diversity and Management
After little over forty years of Environmental Governance in India, the country has made significant progress with regard to policies, laws and standards to ensure a better environment. During the same period institutional set up enlarged to a great extent to support environmental conservation for human resources development in the field of environmental science, environmental engineering and environmental management. The Judiciary has played a significant role and so did the civil society and the media. But major problems still continue to plague the country. This publication has focused on the subject of public concern in the field of environmental governance and can well be effectively used for Environmental Education.