Ecological Carnage in the Himalaya
Vir Singh, R. J. Sharma, Anil Kumar
International Book Distributors, 1995 - Ecology - 177 pages
The book is written in 15 chapters by the eminent mountain scholars. The author attempts to present the scenario of ecological carnage in the Himalayas with concrete suggestions to avert and reverse the process.
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