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Environmental studies

Environmental studies

Published by uLektz

Course Code : EVS204
Author : YCMO
University : Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University
Regulation : 2015
Categories : Humanities & Science
Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)
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Description :Environmental studies of EVS204 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University for regulation 2015. Author: YCMO, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I: THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY NATURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

1.1 DEFINITION, SCOPE AND IMPORTANCE

1.2 NEED FOR PUBLIC AWARENESS

UNIT II NATURAL RESOURCES

2.1 INTRODUCTION

2.2 RENEWABLE AND NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES

2.3 ROLE OF AN INDIVIDUAL IN CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES

2.4 EQUITABLE USE OF RESOURCES FOR SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES

UNIT III ECOSYSTEMS

3.1 CONCEPT OF AN ECOSYSTEM

3.2 STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS OF AN ECOSYSTEM

3.3 PRODUCERS, CONSUMERS AND DECOMPOSERS

3.4 ENERGY FLOW IN THE ECOSYSTEM

3.5 ECOLOGICAL SUCCESSION

3.6 FOOD CHAINS, FOOD WEBS AND ECOLOGICAL PYRAMIDS

3.7 INTRODUCTION, TYPES, CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES, STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS

UNIT IV BIODIVERSITY

4.1 INTRODUCTION

4.2 BIOGEOGRAPHIC CLASSIFICATION OF INDIA

4.3 VALUE OF BIODIVERSITY

4.4 BIODIVERSITY AT GLOBAL, NATIONAL AND LOCAL LEVELS

4.5 INDIA AS A MEGA DIVERSITY NATION

4.6 HOTSPOTS OF BIODIVERSITY

4.7 THREATS TO BIODIVERSITY: HABITAT LOSS, POACHING OF WILDLIFE, MAN-WILD-LIFE CONFLICTS

4.8 ENDANGERED AND ENDEMIC SPECIES OF INDIA

4.9 CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY: IN-SITU AND EX-SITU

UNIT V: POLLUTION

5.1 DEFINITION

5.2 CAUSES, EFFECTS AND CONTROL MEASURES OF POLLUTION

5.3 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: CAUSES, EFFECTS AND CONTROL MEASURES OF URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL WASTE

5.4 ROLE OF AN INDIVIDUAL IN PREVENTION OF POLLUTION

5.5 POLLUTION CASE STUDIES

5.6 DISASTER MANAGEMENT: FLOODS, EARTHQUAKES, CYCLONES, LANDSLIDES

UNIT VI SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE ENVIRONMENT

6.1 FROM UNSUSTAINABLE TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

6.2 URBAN PROBLEMS RELATED TO ENERGY

6.3 WATER CONSERVATION, RAINWATER HARVESTING, WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

6.4 RESETTLEMENT AND REHABILITATION OF PEOPLE: ITS PROBLEMS AND CONCERNS

6.5 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS: ISSUES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS

6.6 CLIMATE CHANGE, GLOBAL WARMING, ACID RAIN, OZONE LAYER DEPLETION, NUCLEAR ACCIDENTS AND HOLOCAUST

6.7 WASTELAND RECLAMATION

6.8 CONSUMERISM AND WASTE PRODUCTS

6.9 THE ENVIRONMENT (PROTECTION) ACT

6.10 THE AIR (PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF POLLUTION) ACT

6.11 THE WATER (PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF POLLUTION) ACT

6.12 THE WILDLIFE PROTECTION ACT

6.13 FOREST CONSERVATION ACT

6.14 ISSUES INVOLVED IN ENFORCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION

6.15 PUBLIC AWARENESS

UNIT VII Human Population and the Environment

7.1 POPULATION GROWTH, VARIATION AMONG NATIONS

7.2 POPULATION EXPLOSION – FAMILY WELFARE PROGRAM

7.3 ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH

7.4 HUMAN RIGHTS

7.5 VALUE EDUCATION

7.6 HIV/AIDS

7.7 WOMAN AND CHILD WELFARE

7.8 ROLE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH

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