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Salinisation and ecological degradation around the Ranns, Gujarat

Salinisation and ecological degradation around the Ranns, Gujarat

a status report

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Published by The Society in Vadodara .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Gujarat.
    • Subjects:
    • Soils, Salts in -- India -- Gujarat.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared for Gujarat Ecology Commission, Vadodara, [by] Gujarat Ecological Society, Vadodara.
      ContributionsGujarat Ecology Commission., Gujarat Ecological Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2000/60446 (S)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Paginationxi, 61 leaves
      Number of Pages61
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6860097M
      LC Control Number00371103

      Ecology and Conservation of the Valley of Flowers National Park, Garhwal Himalaya C. P. Kala, G. S. Rawat, V. K. Uniyal Wildlife Institute of India, - Conservation of natural resources - 99 pages. Parts of Odisha turning into desert. around lakh hectare of land in the state are showing signs of desertification. It happens due to soil erosion that results in degradation of soil.

      The area is well famous for Indian Wild Ass found in the Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary at Little Rann of Kutch. Indian Wild Ass or khur shares the land with other wild animal such as Indian wolf, desert cat,hedgehog,golden jackal, threatened blackbuck and the biggest antelope animals in the wild Sanctuaries of Kutch district includes Indian boar,Striped Hyena, desert fox and the Caracal. Fluking around India. crime and drug trafficking and abuse have also gone up together with the environmental degradation that comes with such rapid and intense growth of mass budget tourism. If the map was telling the truth, the road would lie next to the ranns of Gujarat, flat salt plains that are home to blackbuck, wild flamingos and.

      The Great Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, is about km 2 ( sq miles) in the area and is reputed to be one of the largest salt deserts in the world. This area has been inhabited by the Kutchi people.. The Hindi word is derived from Sanskrit/Vedic word iriṇa (इरिण) attested in the Rigveda and Mahabharata. gujarat culture beads cities ancient indus ancient indus valley materials baluchistan areas objects harappan period animals goods south asia mesopotamia script archaeological You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always.


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Salinisation and ecological degradation around the Ranns, Gujarat Download PDF EPUB FB2

Despite inherent benefits like carry over storage, hydro power generation, fisheries development, flood control, less submergence and cost per unit volume of water etc., and despite their contribution to national economies (Hoover to United States, High Aswan Dam to Egypt and Bhakra Nangal to India), the fact remains that considerations like social, economic, environmental sustainability and sustainable Author: Rajiv K.

Gupta. brought environmental degradation inland and exer ted pressures on coastal biodiversity too. Gujarat ranks second in Gujarat ranks second in industrial development among the Indian states.

Salinization is an increase in the total dissolved solids (TDS) of the aquifer caused by natural or anthropogenic factors. The processes and sources of salinization vary for inland and coastal aquifers. In urban areas located inland, salinization may be due to geogenic or anthropogenic factors (Fig.

).Saline water naturally underlies freshwater aquifers at greater depths in some regions. Soil of Gujarat for optimising land use (NBSS & LUP) Soil series of india (NBSS & LUP) Envis wild life and protected areas-mountain ungulates State of the environment reporting source book of methods and approaches Beyond shifting sands the environment in india and Pakistan.

practices have caused widespread environmental degradation in this period owing to the change in cropping patterns from traditional to non-traditional crops. Environmental degradation in the form of soil erosion results in the area because of anthropogenic activity such as reduction of vegetal cover against marginal cropping, over- grazing, mining etc.

The *Corresponding author: Vishal Gupta, Calorx Institute of Education, Calorx Teachers University, Greenwoods, Vaishnov Devi Circle, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Kutch is like an island as it is bound by the sea in the South and West and by the Ranns (salt marshlands) in the East and North.

Apart from its very heterogeneous social and ethnic composition, the region has nine ecological zones (Gujarat Ecology Commission, ). Kutch has an arid to. Report by Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board on Metallic Alloys using coke as fuel, Siltara, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, 20/09/ More» Books My Hero is You: how kids can fight COVID.

More» Multimedia Fist fights and clashes at public hearing for coal. Kutch, the Gulf of Khambhat and the two Ranns cover vast area of coastal wetlands. Main species include wintering waterfowl, lesser and greater Flamingoes. Coral is one of the special coastal wetland ecosystem found only in the district of Jamnagar lying in the Gulf of Kutch.

The area occupied by coral is aro ha, scattered over 50 sites. 3) Impact on the tropical wet agro-ecological region. 4) Impact on the tropical wet and dry agro-ecological region. 5) Impact on the humid sub-tropical agro-ecological region. 6) Impact on the semi-arid agro-ecological region. Here's a close look at the possible impacts of climate change on the different agro-ecological regions of the country.

Environment News: Gujarat, which possesses more than million hectares of arid area due to salinity ingress, is planning to initiate a project to turn the vast track. A status report on ecological degradation around the gulf of Khambhat, commissioned by the Gujarat Ecology Commission in Februaryshould sound an alert.

Soil Salinity in India 1. SOIL SALINITY IN INDIA GEETIKA SALUJA Semester-III ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE 2. Soil to mankind is a basic natural resource. Soil is a mixture of solid, liquid and gaseous substances, forms the top most layer of the Earth’s crust.

The State ENVIS Hub: Status of Environment & Related Issues - Gujarat Hosted by Gujarat Ecology Commission Sponsored by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt of India.

Desertification Desertification is a type of land degradation in which a relatively dry land region becomes increasingly arid, typically losing its bodies of water as well as vegetation and wildlife.

It is caused by a variety of ification is a significant global ecological andenvironmental problem (ARID: Lacking moisture. Measuring salinity status.

The effect of dissolved salts on plant growth depends on their concentration in the soil solution at any particular time but it is extremely difficult to measure the soil solution concentration at the usual field moisture contents due to sampling problems.

: Resource Use, Culture and Ecological Change: A case study of the Nilgiri Hills of Southern India (): Prabhakar Rajagopal, Madhav Gadgil: Books. Salinity is one of the most brutal environmental factors limiting the productivity of crop plants because most of the crop plants are sensitive to salinity caused by high concentrations of salts in the soil, and the area of land affected by it is increasing day by day.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Answer – 1 Some of the major causes of environmental degradation are as follows: (1) State Responsibility (2) Class Interests (3) Inefficient Exploitation of Resources (4) Fragile Environment (5) The Villagers Themselves (6) The Iron-Triangle.

There has been a definite degradation of rural resource base including land-use, water, fuel and pollution. ADVERTISEMENTS: The following points highlight the eleven main causes of environmental degradation in India. They are: 1. Degradation of Land 2.

Deforestation 3. Air Pollution 4. Water Pollution 5. Solid and Hazardous Wastes 6. Faulty Utilisation of Natural Resources 7.

Loss of Bio-diversity 8. Pest Problem 9. Agricultural Wastes Industrial and Atmospheric Pollution [ ]. Solutions with Marking Scheme degradation and ecological crisis. Air, soil, water and noise pollution have threatened our existence. Consequently, the poor are subjected to three interrelated processes of declining capabilities as given Around 70% land of the command area is irrigated by flow system and rest 30% land by lift system.

All.Narmada river in Gujarat. It originally focused on the environmental issues related to trees that would be submerged under the dam water. Recently it has re-focused the aim to enable poor citizens, especially the oustees (displaced people) to get full rehabilitation facilities from Download all NCERT book PDF from   Environmental factors, such as local physico-chemical water parameters, habitat-structural conditions, geography and human disturbances can have a profound impact on the structure and composition of biotic communities.

This study investigates the relationship of these factors with fish diversity in medium to small streams in Central India and identifies the key determinants of species .