Striving for Sustainability: Environmental Stress and Democratic Initiatives in Kerala

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Concept Publishing Company, Jan 1, 2006 - Ecological disturbances - 350 pages
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This book takes stock of Kerala's environmental decline as well as people's response towards possible alternatives that meet the basic criteria for sustainability.
 

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Contents

Employing
3
The World Environmental Crisis
5
Keralas Geographical Setting and Its Environmental
28
Macro and Micro Ecological Zones
59
Land Use Changes
79
Changes in Landscape Ecology
108
Why the Environment is Changing
152
Introduction to Part II
183
State Level Initiatives for Environmental
204
The Kerala Peoples Campaign for the Ninth Plan of
229
The Potential of Local Democracy
243
Local Democracy
284
Bibliography
309
Index
339
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