Ecology and Equity: The Use and Abuse of Nature in Contemporary India

  title={Ecology and Equity: The Use and Abuse of Nature in Contemporary India},
  author={Pradyuma P. Karan and Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha},
  journal={Geographical Review},
Environmental destruction is seen a matter of worldwide concern but as a Third World problem. Ecology and Equity explores the most ecologically complex country in the world. India's peoples range from technocrats to hunter-gathers and its environments from dense forest to wasteland. The bookanalyses the use and abuse of nature on the sub-continent to reveal the interconnections of social and environmental conflict on the global scale. The authors argue that the root of this conflict is… 
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