How to Live Plastic Free

How to Live Plastic Free
Choking, Starving, poisoning. That’s what plastic litter is doing to marine life. Our oceans are, quite simply, being destroyed. The facts are Stark and astonishing: 8 tonnes of plastic are dumped into the sea every minute an estimated 300 billion pieces of plastic are currently floating in the arctic ocean approximately 100, 000 marine creatures and 1 million sea birds die from plastic entanglement each year some areas of our ocean contain six times more micro plastics than plankton more plastic than fish in our seas is a possibility by 2050 around 40 percent of UK beach litter can be directly sourced to the public yet by taking some simple Steps and making a few changes to your daily routine, you can help to change this now. Written by the marine conservation society, this book will teach you everything you need to know about giving up plastic and living a plastic-free life. Structured as ‘a day in the life’, the chapters Start with a typical morning routine and take you through your day, giving you tips and Practical advice for removing plastic from your life at every possible opportunity. From the moment you wake up, to the time you go to bed, you will learn how easy it can be to use plastic-free cosmetics, how to have plastic-free mealtimes, how to change your shopping habits and how to consider your use of plastic items at work. These simple, Practical methods will show that you don’t need to make a huge change to your lifestyle to make a huge change to the future of our planet. Whether you go plastic-free for an hour, a morning, a day, week, month or year, let’s all turn the tide on plastic. The oceans will thank you for it.
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Environment Chronicles II the best of TerraGreen

Environment Chronicles II the best of TerraGreen

This book covers, in a panoramic sweep, all the formidable environmental challenges that we face. It is a grim reminder of our disquieting environmental reality; yet the stories here inspire hope and provide examples of the building blocks for a sustainable world. Environment Chronicles II is the go-to resource for readers who want to know, in holistic terms, about what’s ailing the environment as well as the solutions for a greener future. Backing up its claims with several unassailable facts, this book reinforces the urgency for sustainable development, particularly for conservation, resource-use efficiency, and waste minimization—all ideas that are now picking up the much-needed momentum.

Key Features

• Unique collection of articles on development and underdevelopment from India and abroad
• Contributions by well-known journalists and environmentalists
• Inspirational stories of struggle, survival, and hope
• Immensely readable and informative

Table of contents (Selected)
Uranium Mining in Meghalaya(J D Syiemlieh • Sustainable Trends in Fashion (Swati Prabhu) • Greening of Financial Institutions (Swagata Dey) • Heat Waves (Suruchi Bhadwal) • Critically Endangered Wetlands (Subir Ghosh) • Encountering Aquatic Hypoxia (Tincy Varghese) • Rejuvenating the Ganga Basin (Sujit Chakraborty) • Eye of the Tiger (Anuradha Dutt) • Highways for Wild Animals (Arefa Tehsin) • Understanding Public Spaces (Ramya Ramanathan) • Uttarakhand’s Battling Interests (Mukesh Rawat) • Fodder Production in Himachal Pradesh (Sarita Brara) • Fostering Cultural Responses (Rahul Goswami) • Are We Food Secured? (Ranjan K Panda) • Sustainable Diets (Maneka Sanjay Gandhi) • The Alarming Delhi Smog ( Pradeep Kumar Mukherjee) • Lifestyle Diseases (Harish Alagappa) • Ghost Villages of Uttarakhand (Rajshekhar Pant) • Brus’ Return
(Nava Thakuria) • Urban Health Resources Centre (Paromita Pain) • Ecofeminism in India (Rina Mukherji) • Shale Gas (Prabir Sengupta) and much more…

 

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Environment Chronicles II the best of TerraGreen

Environment Chronicles II the best of TerraGreen

This book covers, in a panoramic sweep, all the formidable environmental challenges that we face. It is a grim reminder of our disquieting environmental reality; yet the stories here inspire hope and provide examples of the building blocks for a sustainable world. Environment Chronicles II is the go-to resource for readers who want to know, in holistic terms, about what’s ailing the environment as well as the solutions for a greener future. Backing up its claims with several unassailable facts, this book reinforces the urgency for sustainable development, particularly for conservation, resource-use efficiency, and waste minimization—all ideas that are now picking up the much-needed momentum.

Key Features

• Unique collection of articles on development and underdevelopment from India and abroad
• Contributions by well-known journalists and environmentalists
• Inspirational stories of struggle, survival, and hope
• Immensely readable and informative

Table of contents (Selected)
Uranium Mining in Meghalaya(J D Syiemlieh • Sustainable Trends in Fashion (Swati Prabhu) • Greening of Financial Institutions (Swagata Dey) • Heat Waves (Suruchi Bhadwal) • Critically Endangered Wetlands (Subir Ghosh) • Encountering Aquatic Hypoxia (Tincy Varghese) • Rejuvenating the Ganga Basin (Sujit Chakraborty) • Eye of the Tiger (Anuradha Dutt) • Highways for Wild Animals (Arefa Tehsin) • Understanding Public Spaces (Ramya Ramanathan) • Uttarakhand’s Battling Interests (Mukesh Rawat) • Fodder Production in Himachal Pradesh (Sarita Brara) • Fostering Cultural Responses (Rahul Goswami) • Are We Food Secured? (Ranjan K Panda) • Sustainable Diets (Maneka Sanjay Gandhi) • The Alarming Delhi Smog ( Pradeep Kumar Mukherjee) • Lifestyle Diseases (Harish Alagappa) • Ghost Villages of Uttarakhand (Rajshekhar Pant) • Brus’ Return
(Nava Thakuria) • Urban Health Resources Centre (Paromita Pain) • Ecofeminism in India (Rina Mukherji) • Shale Gas (Prabir Sengupta) and much more…

 

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Risk and Uncertainty Assessment for Natural Hazards

Risk and Uncertainty Assessment for Natural Hazards
Assessment of risk and uncertainty is crucial for natural hazard risk management, facilitating risk communication and informing strategies to successfully mitigate our society’s vulnerability to natural disasters. Written by some of the world’s leading experts, this book provides a state-of-the-art overview of risk and uncertainty assessment in natural hazards. It presents the core statistical concepts using clearly defined terminology applicable across all types of natural hazards and addresses the full range of sources of uncertainty, the role of expert judgement and the practice of uncertainty elicitation. The core of the book provides detailed coverage of all the main hazard types and concluding chapters address the wider societal context of risk management. This is an invaluable compendium for academic researchers and professionals working in the fields of natural hazards science, risk assessment and management and environmental science, and will be of interest to anyone involved in natural hazards policy.
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Society, Environment and Development

Society, Environment and Development
The book offers assessment and clarification of issues and ideas on environment and development. The collection of research papers included in the book highlight the interdependence of ,society, environment and development. The book addresses on issues relating to natural resources, water, agriculture, rural development, climate change, environmental degradation, industrialization, public health, religion, education, and corporate social responsibility. The problematic issues of environmental protection and the measures to address the difficulties with its present construction were highlighted. The book provides a useful literature to the students of social sciences interested in the field of environment and development.
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IS SP 7-NBC : National Building Code of India 2016, (2 Volume Set)

IS SP 7-NBC : National Building Code of India 2016, (2 Volume Set)
Since the publication of first version of the National Building Code of India in 1970, a large number of comments and useful suggestions for modifications and additions to different Parts and Sections of the Code were received as a result of use of the Code by all concerned, and revision work of building byelaws of some states based on the Code. Based on these and in view of revision of existing Indian Standards and formulation of new Indian Standards in the field of building activity, the National Building Code of India, 1970 was first revised in 1983 and then in 2005. In between, some amendments were also issued to the Code.
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IS SP 7-NBC : National Building Code of India 2016, (2 Volume Set)

IS SP 7-NBC : National Building Code of India 2016, (2 Volume Set)
Since the publication of first version of the National Building Code of India in 1970, a large number of comments and useful suggestions for modifications and additions to different Parts and Sections of the Code were received as a result of use of the Code by all concerned, and revision work of building byelaws of some states based on the Code. Based on these and in view of revision of existing Indian Standards and formulation of new Indian Standards in the field of building activity, the National Building Code of India, 1970 was first revised in 1983 and then in 2005. In between, some amendments were also issued to the Code.
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