People and Environment

Environmental Issues: Pollution and Waste | UGC NET Paper 1

Environmental Issues: Local, Regional and Global Environmental Issues (Pollution Waste): Environment has been supplying us the different types of resources to live life since our appearance on the earth. In return, we have damaged the environment severely. The human activities have polluted the ecology and have modified the environmental structure. Due to changes in the …

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Human and Environment Interaction: Anthropogenic Impacts

Human and Environment Interaction Human and Environment Interaction: Human Beings are a beautiful creation by God. Science says that human beings have appeared through biological evolution.  Whatever the reason for Human appearance on the Earth, humans have been interacting with their environment since people first walked the Earth. And obviously, they interacted with the environment …

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Impacts of Pollutants on Human Health | UGC NET Paper 1

Impacts of Pollutants on Human Health Impacts of pollutants on human health: Humans always need to interact with the environment on a daily basis. This interaction with the environment leads to some environmental issues like pollution, global warming, climate change, deforestation etc. For all environmental issues, pollution is the only cause of the remaining issues. …

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Natural and Energy Resources: Solar, Wind, Hydro, Nuclear, Forests

Natural and Energy Resources Natural and Energy Resources: A resource can be defined as ‘any natural or artificial substance, energy or organism, which is used by human being for its welfare. Natural Resources: All things that nature has provided such as soil, air, water, minerals, coal, sunshine (sunlight), animals and plants, etc., are known as …

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Natural Hazards and Disasters: Mitigation Strategies | UGC NET Paper 1

Natural Hazards and Disasters Natural hazards are severe and extreme weather and climate events that occur naturally in all parts of the world, although some regions are more vulnerable to certain hazards than others. Natural hazards become natural disasters when people’s lives and livelihoods are destroyed. Natural hazard events can be grouped into two broad categories: …

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Environmental Protection Act, NAPCC, Kyoto Protocol, Rio Summit, ISA

Environment Protection Act, 1986 Environment Protection Act, 1986: It was the Bhopal Gas Tragedy which necessitated the Government of India to enact a comprehensive environmental legislation, including rules relating to storing, handling and use of hazardous waste. On the basis of these rules, the Indian Parliament enacted the Environment Protection Act, 1986. This is an …

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Millennium and Sustainable Development Goals | UGC NET

Development and Environment Before going to explain the topic of Millennium and Sustainable Development Goals, we will discuss development and environment. There is a close link between environment and sustainable development which is used in the broad perspective and the overall development of human beings without any distinction. The World Conservative Strategy initiated by the …

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