CONTENTS:- Preface. I. Global environment and peace: 1. Making peace with the biosphere/J. Cairns, Jr. 2. Man, environment and peace/G. Tripathi. II.Floral invasions and global change: 3. Terrestrial plant invasions and global change/A. Mantri, C. Annapurna and J.S. Singh. 4. Vegetation response to CO2 enrichment : mechanisms and manifestation/E. Khurana, D. Sharma and J.S. Singh. 5. Impact of acid rain on ecosystem/M. Agrawal and B. Singh. III. Perishing resources and their management: 6. Perishing wetlands/S.I. Kumari and K. Jamil. 7. Wetland perspectives-a contemplation/A. Mukherjee and D. Palit. 8. Avalanche a hazard in mountainous terrain/A. P. Dimri. 9. Environmental management around Indian Permanent Station Maitri in Schirmacher Oasis, Antarctica/T.K. Ghosh. 10. EIA and disaster management-principles, methodological approach and application/A.K. Gupta, J. Misra, Avanish Kumar and Mohammad Yunus. IV. Chemical pollution and resource protection: 11. Impact of organochlorine pesticides on wild life, humans and the environment/G.S. Rao, A. Salpekar and D.K. Agarwal. 12. Effect of heavy metal toxicity on fish physiology and behaviour/G.S. Dinodia, K.L. Jain and R.K. Gupta. 13. Environmental and chemical protection of fish culture/A. Saxena. 14. Use of herbicide (Simazine) as growth substance/S.A. Salgare. 15. Global brucellosis : problems and remedies/H.V. Bhatt. 16. Environmental pollution and reproductive behaviour: role of pineal gland and melatonin/C. Haldar. V. Agriculture and environment: 17. Assessment of environmental degradation on.
The book deals with 27 important and interesting chapters on various burning issues related to bioresource and environment.