Environmental Studies - From Crisis to Cure
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Environmental Studies - From Crisis to Cure (English, Paperback, Rajagopalan R.)

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Environmental Studies - From Crisis to Cure  (English, Paperback, Rajagopalan R.)

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Highlights
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: OUP India
  • Genre: Science
  • ISBN: 9780198072089, 9780198072089
  • Edition: 2011
  • Pages: 412
Description

Environmental Studies is designed to meet the UGC guidelines for a compulsory course on Environmental Studies for undergraduate students of all disciplines. Assuming very little background in mathematics or science, it gives a balanced presentation of the major issues and concerns related to the environment.

The book discusses the major environmental problems we face today: runaway growth, imperiled ecosystems, disappearing forests, endangered species, dwindling natural resources, dangerous toxic wastes, green laws, and other such issues. It illustrates various problems, solutions, successes, and failures using more than 100 real-life case studies from India and elsewhere. Written in a student-friendly manner, the text is enriched with a large number of illustrations.

Salient Features

  • Updated and revised content in all chapters
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Key ideas that facilitate quick understanding and revision
  • Additional web resources for both students and teachers.
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Imprint
  • OUP India
Publication Year
  • 2011
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  • 0.74 inch
Weight
  • 534 gr
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5

Understanding Environment as it is..

Very benefical to aspirants of upsc. This book covers all aspects of environment, presented in a lucid manner, easy to understand concepts with many realistic examples, helpful for self preparing aspirants.
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nitin

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Jun, 2015

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Exceptionally Lucid and Engaging!

I had my doubts going for this book as I thought it would be other run of the mill books which only cater to questions asked in UPSC, without really bringing in conceptual clarity.
I found this book to be really refreshing as well as a great source for clearing the basics.
I would recommend this book to anyone who considers Environment and Ecology section of UPSC to be one's Achilles heel.
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Abhishek Rao

Jun, 2015

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A nice book to have.

The book reached me well with in the estimated delivery date. The book is nicely written and the packaging was also nice. A nice book to have at an affordable price.
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Feb, 2015

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A Must Buy

Very well written and detailed explanations with examples....civil service aspirants must buy....the chapters very well establishes the base for the readers to get a clear cut picture of the topics
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Rishabh Thakur

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Jul, 2014

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Nicely to the point written !!

A good book for building basic concepts, written with some great illustration and real life examples. Helpful for universities exams/competitive exams like UPSC/PCS etc.
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Kumar Rohit

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Apr, 2014

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5

Super!

The book is based on latest UGC syllabus. It has 334 pages and is recommended for civil services examination preparation.

Note to seller VBHPL: packaging was poor and the book I have got is bent on the corners.
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ABHISHEK VERMA

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Apr, 2017

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Must buy!

nice book...very help full for net
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5

Best in the market!

Best book for any exam
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Dijabrata Bhagabati

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Sep, 2016

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Value-for-money

Most well known book in the circle !
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Terrific purchase

Very important book
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