Eco-crisis in the Himalaya: Causes, Consequences, and Way Out
International Book, 1993 - Environmental impact analysis - 490 pages
The book attempts at a deeper understanding of the Himalayan perspective, problems, and solutions. The book deals with various options and strategies leading towards overcoming the crisis and charts out a possible alternative approach for sustainable development in the region.
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