States Academic Press
Environmental Science - Environmental Science and Engineering
Managing the impact of human societies on the environment is termed as environmental management. It focuses on ensuring that ecosystem services are protected and maintained for future human generations. It also aims to preserve the integrity of the ecosystem while considering the ethical, economic and scientific variables. Environmental management involves managing all the components of the biophysical environment, both living and non-living as well as the relationships among all species and their habitats. It attempts to identify factors which are affected by the conflicts arising between human needs and protection of natural resources. Environmental management can also be achieved by living sustainably, through systematic changes to transport, urban planning, individual lifestyles and consumerism. While understanding the long-term perspectives of the topics, the book makes an effort in highlighting their impact as a modern tool for the growth of the discipline. It studies, analyses and upholds the pillars of environmental management and its utmost significance in modern times. This book is a complete source of knowledge on the present status of this important field.