Environment refers to the physical & social conditions in which people live whereas Ecology is defined as the study of interactions among organisms & their environment. The study of ever changing environment and ecology has become necessary. This book on Environment & Ecology is a complete book covering the basic concepts of Environmental Ecology, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Sustainable Development which are included in Civil Services Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The book also covers major global issues such as Deforestation, Pollution, Energy, Climate Change, Global Warming, Sustainability, etc.
The book has been divided 11 Chapters namely Environment, Ecology, Ecosystem & Its Function, Environment Pollution, Biodiversity, Conservation of Biodiversity & Management, Climate Change, Climate Change Conference and Conevention, Environmental Planning & Management, Sustainable Development and Disaster Management. Environment Glossary containing large number of terms has been given at the end along with Practice Papers for revision and self analysis. This book is equally useful for State PCS and other competitive examinations.
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