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Environmental Education by Suresh Pachauri

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5

Environmental Pollution

After reading this chapter, you will be conversant with:

Definition, Causes, Effects and Control Measures of:

  • Air pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Soil pollution
  • Marine pollution
  • Noise pollution
  • Thermal pollution
  • Nuclear hazards
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
  1. Causes, effects and control measures of urban and industrial wastes.
  2. Role of an individual in prevention of pollution.
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Floods, earthquake, cyclone and landslides.

ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION AND POLLUTANTS: MEANING, DEFINITION AND TYPES

The planet Earth along with its living organisms and atmosphere (air, land and water) that sustains life is known as the biosphere. The different components of the biosphere interact in a delicately controlled and orderly manner, ...

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