Contents: Foreword. Preface. List of contributors. I. Conservation and management: 1. Joint forest management and people's participation: a case study in Andhra Pradesh/B. Bharatha Lakshmi and B.T. Rao. 2. Biodiversity-strategies for conservation/P. Sasi Bhushana Rao. II. Wetland and river basin management: 3. Sustainable management strategies for long-term conservation of Wetlands in India/N.L.N.S. Prasad. 4. Conservation of Chilika Lagoon with community participation/S.N. Patro. 5. Degradation and regeneration of environment with special reference to resource extraction activities in Trivandrum District, Kerala/V. Sobha, A. Krishna Kumar and D. Padmalal. III. Watershed management: 6. Watershed management/B.T. Rao and B. Bharatha Lakshmi. 7. Integrated watershed development programme vis-a-vis empowerment/A. Jagannatha Raju. IV. Waste and wastewater management: 8. High Saline wastewaters--impact on biological treatment/P.V.R. Subrahmanyam. 9. Common effluent treatment plant--a prerequisite for the sustenance and development of an industrial estate--a case study/G.K.B. Chowdary, K.L. Rao and P. Sridhar. 10. Environment management in pulp and paper industries vs. Environmental legislation and its implication on industry, policy-makers and public/R.C. Rout. 11. Hospital waste management/R. Narayana Rao. 12. Recovery and reuse of Slaughterhouse waste/Y. Avasn Maruthi. 13. Indoor air quality in some parlours of Visakhapatnam: a case study/Y. Avasn Maruthi, S, Ramakrishna Rao, V. Saritha and B. Srihari. 14. Red Mud waste of NALCO and environmental management: a case study/Meenakshi Misra, Alaka Sahu, B.N. Beura and Ashok K. Panigrahi. V. Aquaculture management: 15. Aquaculture and fish health management/U. Shameem. 16. Aquaculture practices and environmental implications/D.E. Babu. VI. Management of Biodeterioration: 17. Biodeterioration of temples and monuments and strategies for their preservation/S.P. Adhikary. VII. Environment education: 18. Management of environment education/Naba Kumar Patnaik. VIII. Legal compliance: 19. Environment audit/P. Mohana Rao. 20. Corporate environmentalism--E'-litigation: responses from ADR technique/Bhavani Prasad Panda and Minati Panda. Index.
"Prudent management of environment is imperative for sustainable development. This book is a compendium of articles, on a diversity of topics (considered to be a rare effort), consisting of some explicit case studies of management of environmental issues like forest management, wetland management, watershed management, waste and waste water management, management of biological withering of monuments and review articles of strategies for biodiversity conservation, aquaculture practices, management of environment education, environmental audit and corporate environmentalism, contributed by very senior experts from across the country. With its diverse topics this book will form an informative forum throwing light on finer details of varied aspects of care and environmental management. Perusing this book, non-specialist people will get focused on contemporary environment issues." (jacket)