Environmental Science Class Xii : General Ed

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Foundation Books, 2006 M05 6 - 334 pages
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This textbook on environmental science has been specially designed for students of Class XII. It introduces them to the basic concepts of environmental science using an inter-disciplinary approach.

The major themes handled in the book are:

Population and Conservation of Ecology

Planning for Environmental Conservation and Protection

Technology and Environment

Environmental Pollution

Action on Atmosphere

Legal Regimes for Sustainable Development Key features

Extensive coverage of topics

Lucid presentation in simple language

Iluustrations, cartoons and photographs to complement explanation of concepts

Special section to aid revision and consolidation

Activities to reinforce and apply concepts

Exercises for self-evaluation and self-assessment

Answer key to select questions

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Contents

Population Dynamics
3
Population Growth and Regulation
10
Human Populations
16
Human Population Control
22
Threats to Ecosystem
34
Conservation
45
Planning for Environmental Conservation and Protection 63100
63
Ecosystem Analysis
65
Environmental Pollution 165_222
165
Human Interventions and Pollution
167
Pollution Control Approaches
187
Water and Soil Pollution
206
Action on the Atmosphere 223272
223
Control of Atmospheric Pollution
225
Development and Pollution
241
Satellite Imagery for Monitoring Environment
248

HumanEnvironment Interaction
75
Environmental Impact Assessment EIA
84
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90
Technology and Environment 101164
101
Evolution and Models
103
Renewable Energy
121
Environmental Health
131
Potential and its Limitations
158
International Actions on the Depletion of Ozone Layer
265
Legal Regimes for Sustainable Development 273314
273
National Legislative Framework for Environment
275
Trade and International Environment
287
International Initiatives
297
International Organisations
309
Answer Key to Select Questions in Exercises
315
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