Natural Resources Conservation & Management
Natural Resources is a highly interdisciplinary subject focused on understanding and managing the "natural"environment and its resources, and on human interaction with our environment in order to provide for both the continued human use and existence of elements in the "natural" environment, particularly wildlife, fish and forests. The most significant changes is seen in the governmental emphasis on area-based approach for the management of natural resources. There is increasing acceptance of participatory resource management by involving local communities, officials, non-governmental organisations and other stakeholders. This comprehensive text is the perfect reference for anyone involved in conservation and environmentally sound natural resources management. Its introductory material is helpful to students as a learning tool and its in depth information makes this text a ready reference for professionals.
K K SINGH
K K Singh did his M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science from Agra university, Agra and M. Phil and Ph.D. in applied Chemistry from AMU, Aligarh. He is pursuing PG Diploma in disaster Management from IGNOU, New Delhi. He qualified GATE-91 Examination with overall percentile score of 91.55. He qualified NET-95 in soil Science and NET-97 in soil Physics organized by ASRB, New Delhi. He joined the Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Rajsthan in 1993 as Asst. Agril. Research Officer (Chem.) in a Gazetted position and in presently he working at Projuct Directorate (Research) Agricultural and Soil Survey, Krishi Bhavan, Bikaner. He has also served as Asst. Professor at SKUAST (RARS, Leh) Srinagar. He has above 100 publications in the form of research papers, books chapter, articles and 10 book published to his credit. He is also a recipient of ARIC Research Award 1997, Young Agricultural Scientist National Award and Best Paper Award national and International conferences and presented papers. He is a Life Members of Indian Science Congress Association.
Preface V 1. Natural Resource Conservation and Management --Pg.1 2. People,Natural Resources and Ecosystem Health --Pg. 12 3. Wildlife Management --Pg.19 4. Aquatic Resources Management --Pg.40 5. Managing Fisheries --Pg. 69 6. Managing Forest Resources --Pg. 91 7. Coastal Zone Management --Pg. 102 8. Conserving Biodiversity in the Tropical Forests --Pg.132 9. Energy Resources Management --Pg. 146 10. Soil Conservation and Management --Pg. 154 11. Recreational Use of Natural Resources --Pg. 210 12. Mining Industry Responses to Environmental and Social Issues --Pg. 252 Bibliography --Pg. 268 Index --Pg. 275