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The urban avenue tree lines act as heat and carbon sink of the urban set up in addition to other ecological and aesthetic benefits. In the context of rapid increase in vehicular movement adding to waste heat generation and simultaneous urban heat island (UHI) formation, the avenue trees are now attracting more importance but often without desired o...
The paper is a case study from Indian Sundarbans, which discusses about the interrelationships between different socio-demographic factors, with particular emphasis on the malnutrition, which is one of the main factors in socio-demographic vulnerability of any area.
Disaster management in recent years experienced a paradigm shift from the disaster response to disaster preparedness approach. Assessment of sustainability in this aspect became contextual especially for slow onset disasters, those makes a region more vulnerable promoting an event to become disaster. The coastal zones seek maximum attention of bein...
Brackish water aquaculture has been debated severely for its environmental consequences. Mushrooming of such farms on reclaimed mangrove lands and converted agricultural land leads to salinisation of agricultural fields of vicinity. In this study around Bhitarkanika National Park of Orissa, significant correlation between aquaculture farming and hi...
Sustainability is basically a concept of interyenerational equity in the context of natural resource utilisation. A natural resource system becomes non-sustainable, when the rate of degeneration in any form remains higher than the rate of regeneration, or when the depreciation exceeds the value of investment. Therefore, the concept is a dynamic pro...
Mangrove ecosystems are valuable due to the several direct and indirect services humankind derive from it. The general stability of a coastal system, including that of its socio-economic and biophysical environment, depends on the nature of human-mangrove relationships. But official conservation strategies very often intervene in the process by imp...