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Jain, Suresh; Pant, Pallavi – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to put forth a model for implementation of an environmental management system (EMS) in institutes of higher education in India. Design/methodology/approach: The authors carried out initial environmental review (IER) and strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis to identify the major…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Models, Energy Conservation
Leuthold, David – 1989
India suffers from severe environmental problems with respect to deforestation, flooding, and pollution. These problems are associated with industrialization, lack of money to enforce anti-pollution practices, climatic and population pressures, and cultural factors. Half of India's forests have been cut in the last 40 years. Deforestation is the…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Area Studies, Conservation (Environment), Cultural Influences
Rahman, M. H. – International Journal of Environmental Education and Information, 1993
This study focuses on the environmental degradation of Greater Dhaka City (GDC) resulting from pollution created by the indiscriminate disposal of industrial wastes, open dumping of solid wastes, inadequate treatment and disposal of domestic sewage, and unplanned disposal of leachate from agricultural land. Measures to protect the GDC environment…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Mukai, Gary; Kim, Pearl; Li, Alan; Chenette, Sara – 1997
This curriculum unit explains that currently Asia has 9 of the world's 14 megacities (a city with a population of 10 million people or more) and that by the year 2015 there will be 27 megacities with 17 of them in Asia. The unit introduces students to several megacities in Asia and uses these cities as examples for understanding the ecological…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
Bryjak, George J. – USA Today, 1984
Indian cities are growing rapidly due to natural increase and migration from rural areas. This has caused huge pollution problems and has resulted in overcrowded schools and hospitals. Conflict between religious groups has increased; so has crime. India is modernizing, but not fast enough. (CS)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Caste, Crime, Environmental Standards