India's Wildlife History: An Introduction
The Book Focuses On Key Landmarks In The History Of Indian Wildlife - Both Its Conservation And Decline. Chapters On The Ancient And Medieval Periods Sketch Out India`S Early Wildlife History. Nature`S Retreat Against Human Onslaught Over The Past Two Centuries, And Effrots To Reverse That Trend, Are Addressed In Detail. The Past Can Seve As A Guide To Options For The Present. It Can Reveal Strategies For A Future In Which Wildlife And People Coexist. This Book Ends By Looking Ahead And Identifies Workable Ways To Conserve India`S Vanishing Wildlife.
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