• Moolikai
    E.mail: pcjoshi35@hotmail.com ABSTRACT The fact of rapid deforestation has been one of the major concerns since last decade. In India, the forest cover of the country has been declining since last several years. The impact of these changes on Indian monsoon is still an open question. In this work, an...
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  • India Forest
    (1000 ha) Negative number represents deforestation | | | 1990-2000 | 2000-2005 | 2005-2010 | | | 145 | 464 | 145 | | ANNUAL CHANGE RATE (percent) Negative number represents deforestation | | | 1990-2000 | 2000-2005 | 2005-2010 | | | 0.22 | 0.70 | 0.21 | | India: Trends in...
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  • Environment in South and Southeast Asia
    is just one of the environmental concerns. In today's lesson, you'll learn about environmental issues in South and Southeast Asia and what nations are doing to combat the problems. India India and its capital, New Delhi, is composed of land about one-third the size of the United States. Yet, it has...
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  • enviroment issues
    have all led to the opening of hill-faces to extreme soil erosion Types of Soil Erosion in India- There are numerous causes that lead to various types of soil erosion in India, such as natural factors, like wind and water and artificial factors like deforestation, mining etc. the different types of...
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  • Save Forest and Wildlife
    commentators have noted a shift in the drivers of deforestation over the past 30 years.[25] Whereas deforestation was primarily driven by subsistence activities and government-sponsored development projects like transmigration in countries like Indonesia and colonization in Latin America, India, Java...
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  • Forestery in India
    ] Over the last two decades, progressive national forestry legislations and policies in India aimed at conservation and sustainable management of forests have reversed deforestation and have transformed India’s forests into a significant net sink of CO2. From 1995 to 2005, the carbon stocks stored in...
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  • Environmental Issues
    education, infrastructure nearly at bursting point not to mention the huge deforestation that's going on. If you think your country has some problems then you are about to be a bit of a shock because I'm sure nothing compares to some of the environmental issues in India. A whopping 65% of the land in...
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  • Deforestation
    suffer from landslides and infrastructural damage. A case study about other underlying causes of deforestation A Large part of India like most other parts of South Asia and for that matter the rest of the world were till recently covered with thick forests. This region is probably best known for...
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  • Environment Studies
    Powerful environment movement . STICKING TO A CAUSE Chipko Movement, 1973 The 1980s saw the debate on environment move from just deforestation to the larger issues of depletion of natural resources “In the wake of reckless deforestation, a unique movement has bubbled,”observed India Today in...
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  • Deforstation
    ion: Nowadays ratio of the rainfall decreases due to deforestation. The human beings destroy the forest and utilise its by - products. The total forest area in India has been decreasing. As the trees are cut down, the peculiar species of animals are facing exectuion. Hence deforestation should...
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  • Q's on Forests
    cultivation, thus, displacing many communities. (Q.)How can we say that during colonial period the development of railways in India was synonymous to deforestation in India? (4 Marks) (Ans)   Railway was introduced in India in 1853. The first railway line was laid between Bombay and Thane...
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  • Over
    ://geography.about.com/od/ obtainpopulationdata/a/worldpopulation.htm (Rosenberg, 2011) Establishing current and predicting future populations China leads the world for largest population with an estimated 1,350,000,000 people while closely followed by India. The USA is far behind with 314,000,000, followed by...
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  • Deforestation
    major impact on the productivity of our cropland. The main causes of deforestation in India are explosion of human and livestock population, increased requirement of timber and fact wood and enhanced grazing. The term deforestation is often the source of disagreement between various interest...
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  • The Cause and Effect of Desforestation
    has caused large scale deforestation and created a huge water scarcity (Anon., 2011b). In return for US$3.8 billion of investment, the agreements between the State government of Jharkhand, India and mining companies, there will be a massive land acquisition which will deforest no less than 57,000...
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  • Primitive
    -year time span. We start off in 2000 where the initial forest area of India was 67 {million hectares} and the United States ’ forest area was 299.6 {million hectares} (Butler 2006). In order to get the decreasing numbers we took the forest area available and multiplied it by the deforestation rate...
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  • Water Crisis
    unused. Though we have much natural resources, we still suffer, because our knowledge of utilizing these natural resources to the maximum advantage is inadequate. The two main reasons for water crisis in India is Global Warming and deforestation. Global warming causes the Glaciers to melt and there...
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  • Planting Trees
    India is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second country with 1.18 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Home to the Indus Valley Civilization and a region of historic trade routes and vast empires, the Indian subcontinent was identified with its...
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  • Forest
    INTRODUCTION The Wildlife in India is a mix of species of different types of organisms. The forests of India are ancient in nature and composition. Indian people need to have more wildlife education. They are rich in variety and shelter a wide range of flora and fauna and insects. The fact they...
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  • Biodiversity
    deforestation will be the single largest cause of species extinction. At the present rate of deforestation, about 5-10 percent of tropical forest species will become extinct each decade by 2050, i.e. , an unimaginable rate of about 100 species per day. In India, the most common causes of land...
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  • Growth vs. Environment
    ranking second in the year 2050. India having 18% of the world's population on 2.4% of world's total area has greatly increased the pressure on its natural resources. Water shortages, soil exhaustion and erosion, deforestation, air and water pollution afflicts many areas. India's water supply &amp...
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