Environmental Studies Books

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Environmental Studies Books

Environmental study is a discipline that deals with how people interact with their surroundings. To address complicated modern environmental concerns, environmental studies combines elements from the physical sciences, commerce/economics, the humanities, and the social sciences. Here’s a category-wise compilation of a list of books on environmental studies for beginners and experts as well as books on environmental case studies. We have also listed down the books on environmental technology, and management.

Here’s a full list of Environmental Studies Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of books as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books.

  1. Environmental Studies Books for Beginners
  2. Advanced Environmental Studies Books
  3. Books on Environmental Case Studies
  4. Books on Environmental Technologies
  5. Books on Environmental Management
  6. Additional Recommendations


1. Environmental Studies Books for Beginners

1. “Environmental Science” by Miller T G
“Environmental Science” Book Review: This book has the modern and latest developments in the field of water quality engineering, both in approach and content. The book contains newer illustrations of natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and the importance of individuals in the form of diagrams to make the topic more understandable. Keeping in mind, the latest syllabus of various universities in India, topics like Core Case Studies, and Connections boxes are included in this book and a detailed description is also provided by the author. A large number of solved numerical examples drawn from various university examinations have been given at the end of the theoretical part of each chapter.

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2. “Environmental Science” by Jyoti Sinha
“Environmental Science” Book Review: The book presents the subject matter of natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and the importance of individuals in a lucid manner. It covers the syllabus by almost all the universities. This book can be used by both undergraduate and graduate students and also the teachers alike. The end of the chapter exercises are provided under three categories namely descriptive, analytical and objective which will be highly useful to the readers to test their comprehension of the subject. The various processes of Deforestation, Soil Erosion, Species Extinction are treated systematically and in a logical sequence. The methods of analysis and interpretation of increasing population, urbanisation, energy use and the consequences of natural and human environmental disturbances, sustainable development and preventive technology are presented in an unambiguous manner and their design applications are demonstrated through well formulated worked out examples.

3. “Environmental Science For Dummies” by Alecia M Spooner
“Environmental Science For Dummies” Book Review: The book suggests easy-to-understand explanations of the concepts and material. It discusses the earth’s natural resources and the problems that arise. Sustainability is also examined. The text includes the latest advancements in recycling and energy production technology. It presents straightforward information on complex concepts.

4. “Environmental Studies: From Crisis to Cure” by R Rajagopalan
“Environmental Studies: From Crisis to Cure” Book Review: This book aims to develop seriousness towards environmental crises at the local and global levels. The book discusses the major environmental problems like global warming, overexploitation of natural resources, degraded land, disappearing forests, endangered species, rising pollution, growing population, and dangerous toxins. The book illustrates various problems, solutions, successes, and failures with numerous Indian and global examples. The book has a number of photographs and illustrations and is written in a simple manner. This book is of use for students having environmental studies as a subject.

5. “Environment and Behavior Studies: Emergence of Intellectual Traditions (Human Behavior and Environment)” by Irwin Altman and Kathleen Christensen
“Environment and Behavior Studies: Emergence of Intellectual Traditions (Human Behavior and Environment)” Book Review: This book examines the field of environment and behavior in the form of intellectual histories. This book provides readers with a grand sweep of the field-its research and design content, methodology, institutions, and past and future trajectories-through the experiences and intellectual histories of its participants. This book can be referred to by those in the field of Environment and Behavioral Studies.

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6. “Essentials of Ecology and Environmental Science” by Rana
“Essentials of Ecology and Environmental Science” Book Review: This revised fifth edition is a lucid presentation of the fundamental concepts and principles of ecology and environmental science.Extensively illustrated, the book provides in-depth coverage of major areas such as atmospheric and soil science, hydrobiology, biodiversity, and pollution ecology with indigenous examples. It seeks to impart comprehensive understanding of the major ecological issues, policies and laws, crucial for solving environmental problems. New sections on vital topics such as acid rain and deposition, metapopulations, environmental disasters and the Bali Summit on Climate Change 2007 contribute strongly to this endeavour. It covers extreme environments such as Antarctica, the Arctic region, open oceans, and deserts, along with up-to-date information on major ecosystems. It includes full chapters devoted to biodiversity as well as natural and genetic resources of India. The book is primarily intended for undergraduate students of environmental science and other relevant biological sciences. It will also be very useful for postgraduate students of these subjects as well as field professionals and researchers.

7. “Environment Education” by T P Kumar

8. “Introducing Stratigraphy (Introducing Earth and Environmental Sciences)” by Stuart Jones
“Introducing Stratigraphy (Introducing Earth and Environmental Sciences)” Book Review: This book contains sediments and sedimentary rocks that are fundamental to understand the Earth. This book covers all of the aspects of sedimentology. It includes different types of sedimentary rocks, sedimentary structures and environments of deposition of sediments. It also contains the application of sedimentology in hydrocarbons.This book is written for students and professional geologists. Topics are illustrated using line diagrams and colour photographs.

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9. “Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology and Environmental Science” by Mr John Brockman
“Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science” Book Review: This book explains about life collected from the interviews, essays, and discussions. This book will be useful for those who are in the field of biotechnology and also help many researchers and professors in the biology field. This book describes how progressively scientists are understanding life, from the extraordinary decoding of DNA to the controversial emergence of biotechnology. This book compares genes to digital information and also explains the frontiers of genomic research. In this book, one scientist also mentioned what ants can teach us in building a superorganism-and, also about how cells build an organism. This book also gives us information about David Haig’s reports on new findings of how mothers and fathers individually influence the human genome.

10. “Introducing Tectonics, Rock Structures and Mountain Belts (Introducing Earth and Environmental Sciences)” by Graham Park
“Introducing Tectonics, Rock Structures and Mountain Belts (Introducing Earth and Environmental Sciences)” Book Review: This book focuses on explaining key concepts of tectonics and rock structures. The book is suitable for students and interested readers having a mathematical background. It introduces to large scale earth structure and the theory of plate tectonics. It contains studies of geology about the great mountain ranges and orogenic belts.

11. “Environmental Regulation: Law, Science, and Policy (Aspen Casebook)” by Robert V Percival and Christopher H Schroeder
“Environmental Regulation: Law, Science, and Policy (Aspen Casebook)” Book Review: This book explains the substance of environmental statutes. It describes the factors that affect real-world behavior. This book includes the charts and diagrams mapping the structure of each environmental statute. This book is a Seventh Edition. It includes the new developments in environmental law. It contains the law to emerging environmental concerns.It also deals with renewable energy initiatives. This book provides the dormant commerce clause. It also describes the impact of burgeoning natural gas supplies on energy policy.

12. “Air Pollution: Supplement to Measurements, Monitoring, Surveillance, and Engineering Control: 7 (Environmental Sciences)” by Arthur C Stern
“Air Pollution: Supplement to Measurements, Monitoring, Surveillance, and Engineering Control: 7 (Environmental Sciences)” Book Review: This book includes important topics like asbestos, carbon dioxide, lead and nuclear accidents. Non-ionizing radiation, stratospheric ozone and visibility are covered in this text. This will be suitable for the air pollution control agency, research scientists and consultants. This text will also be beneficial to the law firms engaged in air pollution litigation. Even instrument manufacturers can find this book useful. Topics like acidic deposition, indoor air pollution, long range transport and toxic substances are highlighted in this book.


2. Advanced Environmental Studies Books

1. “An Introduction to Scientific Research Methods in Geography and Environmental Studies” by Daniel R Montello and Paul Sutton
“An Introduction to Scientific Research Methods in Geography and Environmental Studies” Book Review: This book is helpful for the professionals, scientists researchers and students who are interested in scientific research work. It focuses on the technical and conceptual aspects of the research and research process. It covers concepts of experimental design, statistical analysis, research principles and methodologies. The book includes natural and scientific approaches in the field of geography and environmental science. It involves study on research ethics, data visualization, information technologies and scientific communication. It contains case studies and research projects to demonstrate the approaches in depth.

2. “Electrical Phenomena at Interfaces and Biointerfaces: Fundamentals and Applications in Nano-, Bio-, and Environmental Sciences” by Hiroyuki Ohshima
“Electrical Phenomena at Interfaces and Biointerfaces: Fundamentals and Applications in Nano-, Bio-, and Environmental Sciences” Book Review: This book goes over three different fields. These fields include nanoscience, bioscience, and environmental sciences. It provides fundamental electrostatics at interfaces. This book covers the fundamental theories dealing with electrical double layers around a charged particle, electrokinetics. It discusses the electrical double layer interaction between charged particles. The fundamentals are provided as the basis of sections two, three, and four. These sections address electrokinetic phenomena that occur in nanoscience, bioscience, and environmental science. This book discusses the applications in nanomaterials, fuel cells, electronic materials, biomaterials, etc.

3. “Environmental Geography: Science, Land Use and Earth Systems” by William M Marsh and John Grossa Jr
“Environmental Geography: Science, Land Use and Earth Systems” Book Review: This book covers topics related to Environmental Geography. It combines traditional physical geography with environmental issues. This book describes physical processes and systems. It also includes tools of geography. It contains various illustrations.

4. “Nuclear Geophysics: Applications in Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, Agriculture and Environmental Science” by V I Ferronsky
“Nuclear Geophysics: Applications in Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, Agriculture and Environmental Science” Book Review: The book aims at introducing various methods in nuclear geophysics. The chapters of this book contain detailed information on absorption and scattering of gamma, neutron radiation, logging techniques, natural stable isotopes, and radioactive isotopes. The final section of this book covers sources and conditions of the radioactive contamination of the natural waters. The practical applications of the featured methods in engineering geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, agriculture and environmental science are mentioned in this book. This book will be beneficial for the students, scientists and researchers in engineering geology, hydrology, hydrogeology, and hydrogeoecology.

5. “Rethinking Infrastructure Design for Multi-Use Water Services (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” by Čedo Maksimović and Mathew Kurian
“Rethinking Infrastructure Design for Multi-Use Water Services (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” Book Review:
The book explores the Multiple-Use Water Services (MUS) paradigm. It offers a section on the MUS approach and a means of calculating the value of MUS systems. Case studies illustrate MUS in selected urban and rural contexts. Each case study discusses the challenges, policy framework, benefits, benchmarks, lessons learned (success and failures) and potential next steps. The contributors consider the main options for applying the Multiple-Use Water Services (MUS) paradigm. Also, it discusses the methods by which mutual interactions of water infrastructure and vegetated areas are taken into account in the synergy of spatial planning and optimised modelling of ecosystems’ performance indicators. The text includes a section on the MUS approach and a means to calculate the value of MUS systems. as well as provides tools and resources to support decision-making. Case studies are included to illustrate MUS in selected urban and rural contexts. Each case study breaks out the challenges, policy framework, benefits, benchmarks, lessons learned (success and failures) and potential next steps.

6. “Avoidable Deaths: A Systems Failure Approach in Disaster Risk Management (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” by Nibedita S Ray-Bennett
“Avoidable Deaths: A Systems Failure Approach in Disaster Risk Management (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” Book Review: This book addresses one of the most fundamental questions of the 21st century. It explains why deaths continue to occur in natural disasters despite the tremendous advancements in disaster management science and weather forecasting systems, increased sophistication of human-built environments and ongoing economic and policy development worldwide. The book provides concrete suggestions on how deaths may be reduced in resource-poor contexts. The book addresses Global Target One of the UN’s ‘Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction’, which has urged 185 UN Member States to reduce disaster mortality by 2030. Further, it offers a valuable resource for students, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners interested in disaster risk reduction, human rights, gender, sociology of risk, crisis and disasters, environmental science, organisation and management studies.

7. “Rivers – Physical, Fluvial and Environmental Processes (GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences)” by Paweł Rowiński and Artur Radecki-Pawlik
“Rivers – Physical, Fluvial and Environmental Processes (GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences)” Book Review: This book describes the domain of research and investigation of physical, chemical and biological attributes of flowing water. The text deals with a cross-disciplinary field of study combining physical, geophysical, hydraulic, technological, environmental interests. It helps to equip engineers, geophysicists, managers working in water-related arenas as well as advanced students and researchers. All chapters are prepared by leading experts from the leading research laboratories from all over the world.

8. “Genetic Toxicology of Complex Mixtures (Environmental Science Research)” by Michael D Waters and F Bernhard Daniel
“Genetic Toxicology of Complex Mixtures (Environmental Science Research)” Book Review: The concepts in this book are based on the activities of the International conference that was held in July 4-7, 1989, in Washington, DC. The topic of this conference was “Genetic Toxicology of Complex Mixtures”. This conference addresses the concept of genotoxicants in air and water, and the estimation of human exposure and cancer risk. The book contains the latest strategies and methodologies for biomonitoring of genotoxicants.

9. “Nuclear Geophysics: Applications in Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, Agriculture and Environmental Science (Springer Geophysics)” by V I Ferronsky
“Nuclear Geophysics: Applications in Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, Agriculture and Environmental Science (Springer Geophysics)” Book Review: This book explains nuclear geophysics. It describes their practical applications in engineering geology. This book deals with hydrology, hydrogeology, agriculture and environmental science. It also explains the methods and apparatus on absorption and scattering of gamma. It provides neutron radiation for determination of density and soil moisture. It also gives penetration logging techniques. This book talks about engineering geology and hydrogeology. It also describes the penetration logging installations for applications on land and marine shelves. It also deals with cosmogenic and radiogenic isotopes in the oceans. This book also gives atmospheric moisture, surface and underground waters. This book is helpful for scientists and researchers. It also interests Lecturers, students, and postgraduates.

10. “H2Karst Research in Limestone Hydrogeology (Environmental Earth Sciences)” by Jacques Mudry and François Zwahlen
“H2Karst Research in Limestone Hydrogeology (Environmental Earth Sciences)” Book Review: This book summarizes limestone hydrogeology. It explains the field of groundwater flow and storage within the different subsystems of karst aquifers. It describes groundwater and surface water in karst areas. This book gives contamination problems and contaminant transport in karst aquifers.

11. “Soil Magnetism: Applications in Pedology, Environmental Science and Agriculture” by Neli Jordanova
“Soil Magnetism: Applications in Pedology, Environmental Science and Agriculture” Book Review: This book describes the applications and theories of soil magnetism. Main topics included are magnetism of materials, magnetism of soils with pronounced accumulations of organic matter, magnetism of soil with clay enriched subsoil. Other chapters mentioned are the magnetism of soil distinguished by iron/aluminium chemistry, Magnetism of soils with limitation to root growth, magnetism of soils with little or no profile differentiation. This book explains the relationship between geochemical and magnetic characteristics of different soil types. Practical examples on the applications of magnetic methods are discussed. This book is beneficial for agricultural, pedology and environmental science students.

12. “Quality Assurance for Chemistry and Environmental Science: Metrology from pH Measurement to Nuclear Waste Disposal” by Günther Meinrath and Petra Schneider
“Quality Assurance for Chemistry and Environmental Science: Metrology from pH Measurement to Nuclear Waste Disposal 2007th Edition” Book Review: The book provides information regarding all relevant topics in the field of metrology. Applications in the field are given in great detail. Consequences of measurement uncertainty concepts have also been mentioned. The book also contains special sections dealing with thermodynamics and with the current position of chemical metrology in regard to quality measures.

13. “Environmental Analysis: Techniques, Applications and Quality Assurance” by D Barcelo
“Environmental Analysis: Techniques, Applications and Quality Assurance” Book Review: This book explains three aspects of environmental analysis. It describes the use of various analytical techniques, their applications to trace analysis of pollutants, and quality assurance aspects. The text also includes the use of certified reference materials for quality control of the whole analytical process. The book is divided into four parts. The first Part considers field sampling techniques and sample handling. There are various chapters on Matrices, such as air, water, sediments and biota. The second part covers the application areas. And the last comprises analytical quality assurance in environmental programmes.

14. “Healing Traditions of the Northwestern Himalayas (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” by Pankaj Gupta and Vijay Kumar Sharma
“Healing Tradition of northwestern himalayas” Book Review: This book talks about the view of infection, recuperating ideas and the advancement of customary frameworks of mending in the Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh, India. The sections cover a different reach issues: individuals and information frameworks, mending in antiquated sacred texts, idea of holiness and confidence recuperating, food as medicament, assumptions about illness, ethno-organic parts of restorative plants, assortment and preparing of spices, conventional helpful methods, native Materia medica, and so on The book likewise talks about the different helpful methodology followed by Himalayan healers and their importance in the socio-social existence of Himalayan social orders.


3. Books on Environmental Case studies

1. “Groundwater as a Key for Adaptation to Changing Climate and Society (Global Environmental Studies)” by Makoto Taniguchi and Tetsuya Hiyama
“Groundwater as a Key for Adaptation to Changing Climate and Society (Global Environmental Studies)” Book Review: This book introduces groundwater resources with the management. Topics like climate change, variability, and other strategies for groundwater management are covered in this book. The book discussed hydrological study and the global water cycle. The text explains how groundwater with water circulation can be an alternative water resource. The book also includes legal context of groundwater, characteristics, social and economic considerations. It acts as a reference for policy makers and planners to understand schemes and strategies for groundwater.

2. “Energy and Environment Regulation (Studies in Regulation)” by Helen Lawton Smith and Nick Woodward
“Energy and Environment Regulation” Book Review: This book contains a detailed theory and practical part course in energy and environment regulation. This book is written in a friendly manner. This book is also useful as a valuable reference work for the environment. The book explores four themes: Assessing Regulatory Impacts; Energy Pricing; Public Policy towards New Investment and Multi-Regulation, and includes contributions from leading analysts in the fields of economics, law, politics, business and technology policy. This book is also for postgraduate students who specialize in environment regulations. Additionally, it provides a complete overview of all energy and environment, Layout and Management in a very abridged manner.

3. “Selection of Main Mechanical Ventilators for Underground Coal Mines: A Case Study (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” by Ajay Kumar Jha
“Selection of Main Mechanical Ventilators for Underground Coal Mines: A Case Study (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” Book Review: This book provides information on proper underground mine ventilation in order to detail its importance in maintaining safe, productive, healthy and effective underground environments at all times for employees. The text covers correct design, implementation and maintenance of mine ventilation through suitable fan installation, and keeps in mind the economic requirements of undertaking safe procedures and implementations to ensure that ventilation is optimal. The text is geared towards teachers, researchers, policy makers, environmental organizations and mine operators who wish to teach about or implement the best possible ventilation systems for the health and safety of mine workers.

4. “An Assessment of Mine Legacies and How to Prevent Them: A Case Study from Latin America (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” by Vladimir Pacheco Cueva
“An Assessment of Mine Legacies and How to Prevent Them: A Case Study from Latin America (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” Book Review: This book seeks to enrich the growing literature on mine legacies by examining a case study of a small abandoned mine in Latin America. The findings are important because they demonstrate that the lack of closure planning can lead to private operators socializing the costs of pollution. The study also shows that the lack of state capacity may result in extractive projects becoming socio-economic liabilities in the long term.

5. “Selection of Main Mechanical Ventilators for Underground Coal Mines: A Case Study (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” by Ajay Kumar Jha
“Selection of Main Mechanical Ventilators for Underground Coal Mines: A Case Study (SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science)” Book Review: This book provides information on proper underground mine ventilation in order to detail its importance in maintaining safe, productive, healthy and effective underground environments at all times for employees. The text covers correct design, implementation and maintenance of mine ventilation through suitable fan installation, and keeps in mind the economic requirements of undertaking safe procedures and implementations to ensure that ventilation is optimal. The text is geared towards teachers, researchers, policy makers, environmental organizations and mine operators who wish to teach about or implement the best possible ventilation systems for the health and safety of mine workers.


4. Books on Environmental Technologies

1. “Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies” by Abhisek Santra and Shreyashi Santra Mitra
“Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies” Book Review: This book discusses the numerous uses of geographic information systems which are useful for earth and environmental studies. Topics included are identification of geospatial objects using spectral pattern, land surface temperature estimation, urban heat island detection, outline on spectroscopic Geo chemical study of earth analogues for Mars. All the topics are written by renowned researchers and head of departments from different universities around the world. Images are also presented to explain the topics accurately. This book is useful for advanced geology information system students.

2. “Statistical Methods for Environmental Epidemiology with R: A Case Study in Air Pollution and Health (Use R!)” by Roger D Peng and Francesca Dominici
“Statistical Methods for Environmental Epidemiology with R: A Case Study in Air Pollution and Health (Use R!)” Book Review: The book contains an area of statistical application, environmental epidemiology and more specifically, the estimation of health risk associated with the exposure to – environmental agents, has led to the development of several statistical methods and software. New technologies and the widespread availability of powerful computing are also included in the book. The book describes the experiences developing and applying statistical methods for the estimation for air pollution health effects. The methods described in the book are applicable to other areas of environmental epidemiology, particularly those areas involving spatial terminologies. The signal-to-noise ratio in the data is low and the targets of inference are also covered in the book.The Book is suitable for individuals interested in data analysis and tools for exploring.

3. “Introduction to Modern Instrumentation: For Hydraulics and Environmental Sciences” by Dardo Oscar Guaraglia and Jorge Lorenzo Pousa
“Introduction to Modern Instrumentation: For Hydraulics and Environmental Sciences” Book Review: This book reflects the technological changes that have occurred in environmental modern instrumentation in the last few decades. The book is for students of hydrology, hydraulics, oceanography, meteorology and environmental sciences. It contains the basic concepts of electronics, special physics principles and signal processing. The instruments are explained in detail and several examples are also.

4. “Remote Sensing of the Environment: An Earth Resource Perspective” by Jensen
“Remote Sensing of the Environment: An Earth Resource Perspective” Book Review: This book introduces the fundamentals of remote sensing from an earth resource- versus engineering, perspective. This book has emphasized on turning remote sensing data into useful spatial biophysical or socio-economic information that can be used to make decisions. This book will be useful for students in the field of environmental education.

5. “Advances in Environmental Remote Sensing: Sensors, Algorithms, and Applications (Remote Sensing Applications Series)” by Qihao Weng
“Advances in Environmental Remote Sensing: Sensors, Algorithms, and Applications (Remote Sensing Applications Series)” Book Review: This book provides various developments in concepts, techniques and applications of environmental remote sensing. The book describes various sensors, systems and sensing operations using different regions of wavelength. It presents research in image processing, thematic information extraction and digital change detection. The book explains correction algorithms for hyperspectral, thermal and multispectral sensors. It also explains the methods for doing topographic and atmospheric corrections. It describes remote sensing of vegetation. It also describes developments in remote sensing of ecosystem structure, process and function. The book shows the retrieval of aerosol optical thickness (AOT). It also presents developments in remote sensing of air, water and other terrestrial features.


4. Books on Environmental Management

1. “Environmental Assessment in Practice (Routledge Environmental Management)” by Owen Harrop and Ashley Nixon
“Environmental Assessment in Practice (Routledge Environmental Management)” Book Review: This text explains what constitutes good practice in applying environmental assessment as an environmental management tool. The book contains case studies. The book employs to demonstrate how the different methods, techniques and disciplines of environmental assessment can be used. The book discusses the key concepts for environmental assessment procedures and methods for using E.A. The other topics included are techniques for impact prediction and evaluation; environmental risk assessment; EA consultation and participation. Others are project management; environmental statement review and post-project analysis. The case studies included are: gas pipelines, hydroelectric power plants, gold mining, river crossings, waste-to-energy plants and gravel extraction in England.

2. “Environmental Management: Text and Cases” by Krishnamoorthy Bala
“Environmental Management: Text and Cases” Book Review: This book focuses on the need for effective environmental management, taking into account the serious damage done to the environment through environmental pollution and degradation. The book focuses its attention on the multidimensional aspects of environmental management such as sustainable development, the RIO Conference (popularly known as the Earth Summit), environment impact assessment, environmental ethics, environmental risk communication, and waste management. Case Studies and short cases are given in the book to highlight and illustrate the issues discussed. The Bhopal Gas Tragedy and the Mumbai Deluge of July 2005 have also been discussed in the book. This book would be good for students of management. The book would also be of interest to those who have an abiding concern about Environment.

3. “Environmental Management” by Ajith Sankar
“Environmental Management” Book Review: The book wants to create awareness about the fragile ecology and ecosystem as well as the rich biodiversity. The book raises relevant environmental issues such as pollution, deforestation, global warming, and depletion of scarce natural resources. The book also teaches us to respect nature and re-explore the spiritual connection that humans used to share with nature. This book wants the readers to adopt sustainable business practices, employ decision-making tools for environment management and waste management. It helps us understand and comply with global and Indian standards, laws, and ethical practices. Case studies, both Indian as well as global, are provided. The book has numerous relevant images, side-bars, tables, charts, exhaustive references, and key words. There are chapter-end exercises which include multiple-choice questions, short and long answer type questions, and reflective questions. Web readings, and recommended books, documentaries, and movies can also be found in the book. This book is beneficial for all postgraduate management students and those specializing in environmental management, business and sustainability, and energy management.

4. “Corporate Environmental Management: A Study With Reference to India” by Banerjee and Bhabatosh
“Corporate Environmental Management: A Study With Reference to India” Book Review: This text explains the importance of environmental management in the context of sustainable economic development. The book starts with an overview of problems, issues and the objectives of corporate environmental management. It explains the corporate environmental challenges and the responses. Also, the need for and effects of environmental regulations have also been fully explained. The text then explains various environmental legislations of India and the various international environmental developments. The book concludes with an analysis of accounting and reporting practices followed by the corporate sector. Besides, it is useful for the researchers in the field of environmental studies. It explains various national and international developments in the field of environmental regulation.


Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best reference books on environmental studies and came out with a recommended list. If any more book needs to be added to this list, please let us know.

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