Environment, Ecology and the Himalayas

Environment, Ecology and the Himalayas Arun Ghosh A careful, authentic, genuinely humane and sympathetic piece of research has some significant conclusions to offer on environment, ecology and the Himalayas, First, the geological structure of the Himalayas is such that any major tampering with it can be dangerous. Second, local wisdom and local experience should not be treated with the supercilious contempt that our experts generally bestow upon them. Finally, vague talk of ecology and environment is unwarranted; only a multidisciplinary study can tell us what is best for the ecology THERE is undoubtedly considerable lack of knowledge

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