Indigenous People and Nature: Insights for Social, Ecological, and Technological Sustainability

Editat de Uday Chatterjee, Anil Kashyap, Mark Everard, Gopal Krishna Panda, Dinabandhu Mahata
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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 14 Apr 2022

Indigenous People and Nature: Insights for Social, Ecological, and Technological Sustainability examines today’s environmental challenges in light of traditional knowledge, linking insights from geography, population, and environment from a wide range of regions around the globe. Organized in four parts, the book describes the foundations of human geography and its current research challenges, the intersections between environment and cultural diversity, addressing various type of ecosystem services and their interaction with the environment, the impacts of sustainability practices used by indigenous culture on the ecosystem, and conservation ecology and environment management.
Using theoretical and applied insights from local communities around the world, this book helps geographers, demographers, environmentalists, economists, sociologists and urban planners tackle today’s environmental problems from new perspectives.




  • Includes in-depth case studies across different geographic spaces
  • Contains contributions from a range of young to eminent scholars, researchers and policymakers
  • Highlights new insights from social science, environmental science and sustainable development
  • Synthesizes research on society, ecology and technology with sustainability, all in a single resource




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ISBN-13: 9780323916035
ISBN-10: 0323916031
Pagini: 638
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 mm
Greutate: 1.08 kg


Part 1: Introduction: Structural view and Distribution of Ecosystem Population 1. Concepts and Approaches of ecosystem population and sustainability 2. Structural view of ecosystem population 3. Ethno-ecological distribution of population 4. Livelihood issues and challenges of ecosystem people
Part 2: Intersection between environment and cultural diversity 5. Environment and traditional culture 6. Interdependence between nature and people 7. Cultural diversity and social-ecological systems 8. Self-sufficiency in food and farming
Part 3: indigenous and traditional culture impact on the ecosystem and population 9. Human activities on ecosystems and sustainable development 10. Ancient knowledge impact on the ecosystem and population 11. Habitat changes, biodiversity and sustainability
Part 4: Conservation ecology and ecosystem people 12. Nature conservation and forest dwellers 13. Ethno-medicine and ecosystem population 14. Ecosystem population mapping and Sustainable use of natural resources 15. Conclusion