Includes bibliographical references (p. -204) and index.
|Statement||D.R. Khanna, Gagan Matta|
|Contributions||Matta, Gagan, joint author|
|LC Classifications||QH541.5.F7 K43 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 211 p. :|
|Number of Pages||211|
|LC Control Number||2011311880|
Book Description: India's sacred Ganga River is arguably one of the most iconic sites for worship, with a continuity of rituals for the living and the dead that span over two millennia. Along the river, from high in the Himalaya to the vast plains below, people gather daily to worship the Ganga through prayer and song. Rapid urbanization and industrialization, besides agriculture using chemical fertilizers and pesticides in the Ganga basin have degraded the river water quality. The paper deals with the impact of technical interventions in the form of liquid and solid wastes, construction of Author: Ravindra Kumar Sinha. The issue that guides and motivates Flore’s thesis is a shift in how the Indian government approached the environmental governance of the Ganges River, notably the Namami Ganga program of prime minister Narendra Modi. From a need to clean a polluted river, the problem became one of saving a landscape, a deity, and the nation. ABOUT THIS BOOK India’s sacred Ganga River is arguably one of the most iconic sites for worship, with a continuity of rituals for the living and the dead that span over two millennia. Along the river, from high in the Himalaya to the vast plains below, people gather daily to worship the Ganga through prayer and : Georgina Drew.
River Ecology. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the River Ecology, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of country. Therefore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book. Sen writes that his book traverses three domains—myths, history, and ecology. The “pasts” in the title notwithstanding, Ganga is not so much a history as it is an overlapping of myths and topical ecological concerns around the river. Human development, generally the agriculture, has supplanted about the majority of vegetation of the Ganges basin. Over 95% of the upper Gangetic Plain has been transformed to urban areas and agriculture land. One and only substantial piece of moderately in place environment stays. The author says in his introductory chapter, “This books explores the evolution of this image of a cosmic river at the intersection of myth, history and ecology.” For a river like Ganga, this is a herculean task and it is difficult to judge how far .
Ecological management within the Ganga River Basin includes everything from the prevention of human behaviors and activities that contribute to natural phenomenon, such as global warming and flooding, to the restoration and conservation of the natural river landscape. Not the least a river like Ganga. The author says in his introductory chapter, “This book explores the evolution of this image of a cosmic river at the intersection of myth, history and ecology.” For a river like Ganga, this is a herculean task. It is difficult to judge how far the author succeeds in this exploration of myth and history. Books on or about the river Ganga River Ganga Repository, M.A. Library, AMU, Aligarh S. No. Class No. Book No. Acc. No. Title Author Year G28P Pollution of Ganga river: ecology of mid Ganga basin & C.B. Sharma S33R Reh inscription of Menander and the. APH Publishing, - Floodplain ecology - pages. 0 Reviews. Cities have been known by the rivers that flow nearby-Landon and Thames, Rome and the Traverse, Paris and Seince, Banaras and Ganga. The Delhi and Yamuna sound unfamiliar, although the river is the main source of water supply to the city and plays most crucial role in its growth.