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Publisher:Agrobios (India)
Published In:2009
ISBN-10:8177542133
ISBN-13:9788177542134
Binding Type:Hardback
Weight:460 gms
Pages:pp. xvii + 206, Figure, Tables, Maps, Graphs, References, Annexures, Acknowledgement

The Title "Biodiversity Conservation in Managed and Forests and Protected Areas Reprint" is written by P.C. Kotwal. This book was published in the year 2009. The ISBN number 8177542133|9788177542134 is assigned to the Hardback version of this title. This book has total of pp. xvii + 206 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Agrobios (India). We have about 550 other great books from this publisher. Biodiversity Conservation in Managed and Forests and Protected Areas Reprint is currently Available with us.

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Contents

I. BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION IN FORESTS AND PROTECTED AREAS : PRACTICAL PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS :
1. Introduction
2. Diversity of Species

3. Conservation Approaches :
i. Forests

ii. Protected Areas :
a. Gaps between Provisions and Practices

iii. Practical Aspects :
a. Attitude and Awareness

iv. Working Plan :
a. Hidden Conservation
b. Forest Fires

v. Conclusion

References

II. PROTECTED AREAS FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND LEGAL POSITION

III. BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION STRATEGIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
1. Introduction
2. Value of Biodiversity :
i. Use Values
ii. Non Use Values

3. Causes of Biodiversity Loss
i. Development Pressure
ii. Market Failure
iii. Intervention Failure

4. The Indian Scenario

5. Strategies for the Future :
i. Carrying Capacity of the System
ii. Enhancement of the Protected Areas
iii. Stress on Integrated Development
iv. Research Impetus
References

IV. FOREST Management AND POLICY ISSUES IN NEPAL :
1. Introduction
2. Forest Management and Utilization
3. Poverty and Population Growth
4. Property and Tenure Rights
References

V. BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION IN MADHYA PRADESH :
1. Introduction
2. Conservation Efforts
3. Research

VI. BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY OF GUJARAT :
1. Introduction
2. Biogeography
3. The Flora
4. The Fauna

VII. BIODIVERSITY OF DANGS AND DHARAMPUR FOREST OF Gujarat state :
1. Introduction
2. Topography and Climate
3. Forests and Wildlife

4. Pressures on Biodiversity :
i. Overgrazing
ii. Improper Collection of Minor Produce
iii. Water Scarcity in Dry Season
iv. Indiscriminate Botanical Collection
v. Imbalanced Plantation Programmes
vi. Lack of Environment and Biodiversity Awareness
vii. Socio-Economic and Political Issues

5. Conservation of Biodiversity :
i. Middle Layer Trees (2-10 M Tall)
ii. Ground Layer Flora (Less Than 2m Tall)
iii. Climbers and Lianas
iv. Reptiles
v. Birds

VIII. BIODIVERSITY STATUS OF IMPORTANT ECOSYSTEMS OF GUJARAT :
1. Introduction
2. The Area

3. Important Ecosystems :
i. Desert Ecosystems
ii. Grassland Ecosystems
a. Flora
b. Fauna

iii. Wetlands :
a. Avifauna

iv. Mangrove Ecosystems :
a. Flora

v. Marine Fauna :
a. Avifauna

4. Forests

5. Faunal Diversity and Vegetational Interlinks :
i. Vegetational Stratification
ii. Biodiversity Conservation Efforts in Gujarat

6. The Concept of Greater Gir Ecosystem (GGE) :
i. The Need for Formation of Wetlands, Coastal Ecosystem and Mangrove Conservation Authority
a. Management Suggestions

References

Annexure :
1. Forest Sub-Types in Gujarat [Champion & Seth, 1968]

2. Important Faunal Diversity of Gujarat
a. Wild Fauna

3. Protected Areas :
i. Gir Lion National Park and Sanctuary
ii. Marine National Park and Sanctuary
iii. Velavadar Blackbuck National Park
iv. Vansda National Park
v. Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary
vi. Khijadia Bird Sanctuary
vii. Thol Bird Sanctuary
viii. Porbandar Bird Sanctuary
ix. Gaga Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary
x. Kachchh Bustard Sanctuary
xi. Wild Ass Sanctuary
xii. Ratanmahal Sloth Bear Sanctuary
xiii. Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary
xiv. Jamughoda Wildlife Sanctuary
xv. Purna Wildlife Sanctuary
xvi. Narayan Sarovar Chinkara Sanctuary
xvii. Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
xviii. Barda Sanctuary
xix.
xix. Rampara Wildlife Sanctuary
xx. Kachchh Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
xxi. Paniya Sanctuary
xxii. Balaram-Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary
xxiii. Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary

IX. ANIMAL DIVERSITY IN SOME MANAGED AND PROTECTED FORESTS OF NORTH-EAST INDIA WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO SOIL FAUNA :
1. Introduction
2. Faunal Wealth of North-East India
3. The Soil Fauna: Reservoir of Biodiversity
4. Conclusion
References

X. Distribution of Mycorrhiza in Forest Sites at Amarkantak - Its Relevance to Biodiversity
1. Introduction
References

XI. WILD PLANT RESOURCES AND INHABITANTS IN ASKOT WILDLIFE SANCTUARY OF KUMAUN IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYA: CONSERVATION ISSUES :
1. Introduction

2. Study Area :
i. Methods
ii. Results and Discussion
a. Wild Useful Plants
b. Commonness and Rarity
c. Anthropogenic Pressure on Rarities
d. Inhabitants - Changing Lifestyles
e. Extractions and Rarity
f. Involvement of Institutions

3. Discussion and Conclusion
References

XII. STUDIES ON BHOJ WETLAND WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MACROPHYTES AND WATER SUPPLY OF BHOPAL :
1. Introduction

2. Description of the Lake :
i. Methodology

3. Results and Discussion :
References

XIII. CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY IN DEGRADED ECOSYSTEMS :
1. Introduction :
i. Description of the Site
ii. Reclamation and Conservation Through Afforestation :
a. Tree Planting
b. Silvi-Pasture Model
c. Natural Regeneration

References

XIV. IMPACT OF HABITAT LOSS AND HABITAT FRAGMENTATION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY :

1. The Impact of Habitat Loss on Biodiversity
2. Effect of Habitat Fragmentation on Biodiversity

3. Effect of Habitat Transformation on Biodiversity :
i. Strategy to Protect Habitat Loss, Fragmentation and Transformation
References

XV. GRASSLAND ECOSYSTEMS: STATUS AND STRATEGY FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND Sustainable Development IN DROUGHT PRONE AREAS OF GUJARAT :
1. Introduction
2. Vegetation and Floristic Composition
3. Fauna

4. Present Status and Management :
i. Reserve Vidis
ii. Non-Reserve Vidis
iii. Village Gauchar and Private Vidis
iv. Velavadar National Park
v. Other Protected Areas

5. Pastoral Nomadism
6. Future Strategy
References

XVI. BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND ECONOMY OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE :
1. The Main Needs Are to :

XVII. PEOPLE, FORESTS AND BIODIVERSITY ASPECTS OF CONSERVATION OPTIONS IN NORTH-EAST INDIA :
1. Introduction
2. Lessons From the Past

3. Protected Areas, Biodiversity and Threats :
i. Development Pressure
ii. Encroachment
iii. Exploitation
iv. Human Induced Disasters
v. Management of Natural Resources
vi. Management of Human Resources
vii. Political and Policy Issues

4. Strategies, Opportunities and Options
5. Conclusion
References

XVIII. IMPACT OF GROWING POPULATION AND RESOURCE CONSUMPTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY :
1. Introduction
2. Impact of Growing Population on Biodiversity
3. Impact of Resource Utilization on the Biodiversity :
i. Why is It Necessary to Conserve Biological Diversity ?

4. Future Strategy for the Conservation of Biological Diversity
References

XIX. FOSTERING THE DIVERSITY A COMBINATION OF TECHNICAL AND SOCIAL APPROACH IS NECESSARY :
1. Introduction
2. The Components of Biological Diversity
3. The Present Scenario

4. The Means of Conservation of Biodiversity :
i. Recommendations
References

XX. ETHNO-ECOLOGICAL CONCEPT OF FOREST MANAGEMENT VIS-A-VIS PROTECTION AND EXPLOITATION BY TRIBALS OF INDIA :
1. Introduction
2. Distribution of Tribal Communities
References

XXI. RESOLUTION AND RECOMMENDATIONS