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Politics of deforestation in Meghalaya, India

B. G. Karlsson

Politics of deforestation in Meghalaya, India

by B. G. Karlsson

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Published by Centre for Northeast India, South and Southeast Asia Studies, Omeo Kumar Das Institute for Social Change and Development in Guwahati .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-44).

StatementBengt G. Karlsson.
SeriesCENISEAS papers ;, no. 3
ContributionsCentre for Northeast India, South and Southeast Asia Studies.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3338141M
LC Control Number2004329012

Northeast India (officially North Eastern Region, NER) is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country. It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and region shares an international border of 5, kilometres (3, mi) (about 99 percent of its total Country: India. 5. Meghalaya suspends rat hole coal mining, Down to Earth report by Srestha Banerjee. [click to view] The Economic Times, Anti corruption activist Agnes Kharshiing attacked in Meghalaya. By Bikash Singh, 8 Nov [click to view] 1. Meghalaya: Anti-corruption activist and her associate attacked in East Jaintia Hills. Published 8 November

The National People's Party is a national-level political party in India, though its influence is mostly concentrated in the state of party was founded by P A Sangma after his expulsion from the NCP in July It was accorded national party status on 7 June It is the first political party from Northeastern India to have attained this r: P. A. Sangma. 1 Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Control Strategies Sumit Chakravarty 1, S. K. Ghosh 2, C. P. Suresh 2, A. N. Dey 1 and Gopal Shukla 3 1Department of Forestry 2Pomology & Post Harvest Technology, Faculty of Horticulture Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Pundibari 3ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Research Center, Plandu Ranchi India 1. IntroductFile Size: KB.

  Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Solutions 1. DEFORESTATION Alexandra LOVICHOVA, Nicholas EIO, Kenneth HO 2. Content 1. Introduction: Deforestation 2. Current Situation of our Rainforests 3. Causes of Deforestation 4. Short & Long Term Effects of Deforestation 5. Short & Long Term Solutions 6. Conclusion g: Meghalaya. India has a multi-party system with recognition accorded to national and state and district level parties. The status is reviewed periodically by the Election Commission of India. Other political parties that wish to contest local, state or national elections are required to be registered by the Election Commission of India (ECI). Registered.


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CENISEAS Paper No 3, B.G. Karlsson, Politics of Deforestation in Meghalaya, India (CENISEAS Papers 3: Sanjib Baruah Series Editor). The political ecology of deforestation in Meghalaya, India: role of 'meso-level' institutions Author: Kumar, Chetan Awarding Body: University of Cambridge.

Deforestation In. Meghalaya Group 3J Shivangi Maheshwari Koel Nath Kunal Joshi Ekshan Kumar Vinay Gundecha Suman Sourav.

Meghalaya Profile. BioPhysical. SocioEconomic. Economic. The state of Meghalaya with a geographical area of 22, sq. km, is situated in northeast India. According to census, the population of the state is 2, with a density of persons per square km.

Later, taking cognizance of the extensive deforestation in the region, the case was extended to include the Northeast states, including Meghalaya.

While the judgement is a major victory for environmentalists and wildlife lovers in the cities, it came as a bolt from the blue for the poor forest-dwellers and the indigenous communities of Northeast India. Karlsson, Bengt G. () Politics of Deforestation in Meghalaya, India (Guwahati: Centre for Northeast India, South and Southeast Asia Studies).

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In this article a brief historical review is followed by specific. with politics in Meghalaya, particularly in the yearswhich was marked by political instability. Because of the unstable nature of Meghalaya politics, the State witnessed different coalition Governments as well as Opposition groups.^ When India gained Independence, it adopted a parliamentary form ofFile Size: 1MB.

Cambridge Core - Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Horticulture and forestry - Global Deforestation - by Christiane Runyan. Forests absorb considerable amounts of carbon dioxide, but with their loss the emissions rise.

Moreover, deforestation leads to adverse soil erosion, which eventually turns the land into a desert. Causes for deforestation to happen are numerous, including logging, industrialization, agriculture, oil exploitation and human g: Meghalaya. Meghalaya (UK: / m eɪ ˈ ɡ ɑː l ə j ə /, US: / ˌ m eɪ ɡ ə ˈ l eɪ ə /) is a hilly state in northeastern name means "the abode of clouds" in population of Meghalaya as of is estimated to be 3, Meghalaya covers an area of approximat square kilometres, with a length to breadth ratio of about Capital: Shillong.

Meghalaya: Abode of Unruly Politics of the visible deforestation of previously verdant forests, the exploitation of rich local resources including minerals and water and the accompanying shifts in contemporary environment politics.

ern India, when the book demonstrates an. DEFORESTATION IN SOCIAL CONTEXT: A CASE STUDY OF PURULIYA DISTRICT IN WEST BENGAL, INDIA Dr. Anirban Roy, A.H.M, Kaijuri High School, India. ABSTRACT Deforestation is conceived as a word more „physical‟ than „social‟ in policies and practices so far.

But it. Deforestation The loss of natural forests is a serious concern in Meghalaya. In addition to providing an economic and cultural backdrop for the lives of people, the vast forests in Meghalaya deliver an array of essential local and global environmental services, including water storageFile Size: KB.

A look at some of the powerful protests that shook India As Tamil Nadu witnesses protests and shutdowns demanding constitution of the Cauvery Management Board, ET Magazine checks some of the powerful protests of modern : Joyshree Baruah. Meghalaya, state of India, located in the northeastern part of the country.

It is bounded by the Indian state of Assam to the north and northeast and by Bangladesh to the south and southwest. The state capital is Shillong, located in east-central Meghalaya. Learn more about Meghalaya in this article. Guwahati: Meghalaya started the process of bringing b people from the stranded in different parts of the country.

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Sohra has often been credited as being the wettest place on Earth, but for now nearby Mawsynram currently holds that distinction. Sohra still holds the all-time record for Country: India.

Net loss of tree cover between and in India is 16, sq km. Out of this, 12, sqkm, a whopping %, is from the north-eastern states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and : Shree D N. Tibeto-Burman Languages of North East India / Chainary, Swarna Prabha Neolithic Culture of North East India (with special reference to Manipur) / Devi, Naorem Ambravati & Singh, Manoj Kumar Development Perspectives in North East India: A Holistic Overview / Pant, R.M.

& Shrivastava, Mukesh Kumar (Eds.). The history of Meghalaya deals with the various incidents that are witness to the rise of Meghalaya as an autonomous state. Meghalaya history illustrates the progress of the socio-political aspect.Meghalaya, India.

REDD is applicable to dense or open forest under threat of deforestation or degradation. ANR is applicable to open forest. The definitions for dense and open forest are taken from the Indian Forestry department.

Dense forest has canopy cover between 40% and %, while open forest has canopy cover between 10% and 40%.On the other hand, the Forest Survey of India of the Union ministry of environment and forests had declared that based on satellite data between October and MarchMeghalaya’s forest cover square km or per cent of the state’s geographical area.