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Environmental Studies – II FYBCOm Semester II


Environmental Studies – II

FYBCOm Semester II


1. Solid Waste Management for Sustainable Society (13 Lec.)
Classification of Solid Wastes – Types and Sources of Solid Waste ; Effects of Solid Waste Pollution – Health hazards, Environmental Impacts;
Solid Waste Management – solid waste management in Mumbai – Schemes and initiatives run by MCGM – Role of citizens in waste management in urban and rural areas.

2. Agriculture and Industrial Development (13 Lec.)
Environmental Problems Associated with Agriculture: Loss of Productivity, Land Degradation, Desertification – Uneven Food Production – Hunger, Malnutrition and Food Security – Sustainable Agricultural practices Environmental Problems Associated with Industries – Pollution – Global warming, Ozone Layer Depletion, Acid rain – Sustainable Industrial practices – Green Business and Green Consumerism, Corporate Social Responsibility towards environment

3. Tourism and Environment (13 Lec.)
Tourism : Meaning, Nature, Scope and importance –Typology of tourism – classification; Tourism potentials in India and challenges before India; New Tourism Policy of India; Consequences of tourism : Positive and Negative Impacts on Economy, Culture and environment – Ecotourism

4. Environmental Movements and Management (13 Lec.)
Environmental Movements in India : Save Narmada Movement, Chipko Movement, Appiko Movement, Save Western Ghats movement; Environmental Management: Concept, need and relevance; Concept of ISO 14000 and 16000; Concept of Carbon Bank and Carbon Credit, EIA, Ecological footprint; Environment Protection Acts; Concept and Components of Geospatial Technology – Applications of GST in Environmental Management

5. Map Filling (08 Lec.)
Map Filling of Konkan and Mumbai (Environmentally Significant Features)

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AUTHORV. G. Amrite, Chandana Chakraborti
PUBLISHERManan Prakashan
SUBJECTEnvironmental Studies – II FYBCOm Semester II



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