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Mountain Ecosystem & Man

By: Sanjay Arora(Author), BS Negi(Author), Suraj Bhan(Author), JS Bali(Author), VK Bharti(Author)
456 pages, illustrations, maps
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Language: English

Mountain Ecosystem & Man is an interdisciplinary volume consisting of 26 chapters written by well known subject matter experts and is aimed to address various management aspects designed and adopted in restoring and maintaining the quality of our natural resources in the mountain ecosystem. The mountain environments covers one quarter of the worId's land surface and support the same proportion of the world's people who live within mountain regions as well as plains. Among the world's mountain areas, Asia contains the largest, highest, and most populated mountain systems. The Himalayas are an enchanting territory of nature where the magnificence of the world's highest mountains is mirrored in the rugged beauty and unique culture of the people who live in its shadow. Losses of forest cover, biodiversity, agricultural productivity, and ecosystem services in the Himalayan mountain region are interlinked problems and threats to the sustainable livelihoods of 115 million mountain people as well as the inhabitants of the adjoining areas.

Topics like agriculture, livelihoods and ecology, natural resource management strategies, soil and water resources and its consewation, nature and management of soil erosion, land resource management, water resources, sustaining rural water supply, vegetation diversity, agroforestry systems, livestock farming, mountain environment and disaster management, and landslide hazards are the topics covered in the present volume.

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By: Sanjay Arora(Author), BS Negi(Author), Suraj Bhan(Author), JS Bali(Author), VK Bharti(Author)
456 pages, illustrations, maps
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