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Environmental Issues Surrounding Human Overpopulation

By: Rajeev Pratap Singh(Editor), Anita Singh(Editor), Vaibhav Srivistava(Editor), Alan S Kolok(Foreword By), Sultan Ahmed Ismail(Foreword By)
277 pages
Publisher: IGI Global
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There are many factors to be considered when examining the current state of environmental problems in the modern world. By addressing these causes, the preservation of ecosystems and environmental resources can be maintained.

Environmental Issues Surrounding Human Overpopulation is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the depletion of natural resources due to overpopulation and presents insights on how these environmental threats can be addressed. Highlighting technological, economic, and social perspectives, this book is ideally designed for policymakers, researchers, academics, students, and practitioners interested in better understanding the current state of the global environment.

Contents

Foreword / Alan S. Kolok
Foreword / Sultan Ahmed Ismail
Preface / Rajeev Pratap Singh, Anita Singh, Vaibhav Srivastava
Acknowledgments / Rajeev Pratap Singh, Anita Singh, Vaibhav Srivastava

Chapter 1. Human Overpopulation: Impact on Environment (pages 1-11)
      Shivani Uniyal, Rashmi Paliwal, Bhumija Kaphaliya, R. K. Sharma
Chapter 2. Human Overpopulation and Food Security: Challenges for the Agriculture Sustainability (pages 12-39)
      Rishikesh Singh, Pratap Srivastava, Pardeep Singh, Shweta Upadhyay, Akhilesh Singh Raghubanshi
Chapter 3. Population and Global Food Security: Issues Related to Climate Change (pages 40-63)
      Supriya Tiwari, Barkha Vaish, Pooja Singh
Chapter 4. Study of Integrated Coastal Zone Management and Its Environmental Effects: A Case of Iran (pages 64-88)
      Habibeh Karimi, Farid Gholamrezafahimi
Chapter 5. Monitoring Changes in Urban Cover Using Landsat Satellite Images and Demographical Information (pages 89-103)
      Prashant K. Srivastava, Swati Suman, Smita Pandey
Chapter 6. Genetically Modified Crops: A Long Way to Go (pages 104-119)
      Amit Srivastava, Claudia Edith Torres-Vargas
Chapter 7. Applying a Grass-Root Approach to Empowering Change Agents to Transform Pro-Conservation Attitudes and Behaviors in Over-Populated China (pages 120-136)
      Kenneth C. C. Yang, Yowei Kang
Chapter 8. Impact of Overpopulation on Land Use Pattern (pages 137-154)
      Shivani Garg
Chapter 9. Giving Waste a Second Chance: Public Awareness and Youth Empowerment (pages 155-171)
      Shlrene Quaik, Asha Embrandiri, Kaizar Hossain, Norli Ismail
Chapter 10. Assessment of Available Technologies for Hospital Waste Management: A Need for Society (pages 172-188)
      Alok Rai, Richa Kothari, D. P. Singh
Chapter 11. Overpopulation and Its Association with Natural Disasters: A Case Study of Indian Tsunami, 2004 (pages 189-201)
      Geetanjali Kaushik, Satish S. Patil, Poonam Singhal, Arvind L. Chel
Chapter 12. Airborne Particulate Matter: Source Scenario and Their Impact on Human Health and Environment (pages 202-223)
      Bhawna Dubey, Asim Kumar Pal, Gurdeep Singh
Chapter 13. Harmful Effects of Ecosystem Impairment on Human Health (pages 224-232)
      Suruchi Singh, Shashi Bhushan Agrawal, Madhoolika Agrawal
Chapter 14. Tropospheric Ozone Pollution, Agriculture, and Food Security (pages 233-252)
      Abhijit Sarkar, Sambit Datta, Pooja Singh
Chapter 15. Human Overpopulation and Water Pollution: Reduction of Microbial Pollution by Vertical Flow Constructed Wetland (pages 253-267)
      Gargi Sharma, Pravin Kumar Mutiyar

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By: Rajeev Pratap Singh(Editor), Anita Singh(Editor), Vaibhav Srivistava(Editor), Alan S Kolok(Foreword By), Sultan Ahmed Ismail(Foreword By)
277 pages
Publisher: IGI Global
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