Land Use and Natural Disasters

Natural phenomena are largely benevolent and are beneficial to society. However, at times these are of severe intensity and thus become hazardous. When societies fail to cope with hazards they turn into disasters. It is ironical that on one hand improved hazard monitoring, early warning system and disaster management practices have helped in mitigating adverse […]

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Environmental Concerns Why Women, Let Everybody Claim and Own the Stakes

Scholars have argued that women have an affinity with nature because both are subjected to domination; women by men and nature by culture. In such a conceptual framework, nature is equated with femininity and culture with masculinity. The proponents of this ideology contend that cultural artefacts have destroyed nature through modern technologies which are patriarchal […]

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