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Ecological Harmony

Author Name: V. Sundararaju | Format: Paperback | Genre : Educational & Professional | Other Details
Amazon Sales Rank: Ranked #66 in Ecology

How can saving marine mammals mitigate climate change? How to save a coastal dune? How does the historic judgment of the Supreme Court on elephant corridors allow a free walk for the jumbos on their regular migratory path? How should India defuse e-waste—a ticking bomb? Why do we need a Coastal Protection Act? How to save India’s elephants from killer rail tracks? Why do we need a special act for protecting India’s natural pharmacy? How to avert Chennai’s water crisis? Why is there an algal bloom in the Gulf of Mannar and how does it affect livelihood? Why does South India need the Shola forests of the Nilgiris?

Can a Forest Range Officer play a vital role in improving the biodiversity of a region? Can the Forest Protection Squad function effectively in protecting the forests? How can a DFO persuade the Government of India authorities to allot funds for raising shelterbelt? When vicious power attempted to ruin natural resources, how was it saved from the ruthless hands? How can a Forest Officer contribute towards fostering ecological harmony? 

Ecological Harmony narrates the adventurous experiences of V. Sundararaju, a former Indian Forest Service Officer, when he served in the Tamil Nadu Forest Department for more than 36 years. Exciting events that took place in the deep woods of the Western Ghats may intrigue the reader while sharing the firsthand experiences of the author. The painstaking efforts of the author in protecting the evergreen forests present a picturesque view of the happenings.

The book is dedicated to the noble warriors of the Tamil Nadu Forest Department, who have sacrificed their valuable lives in protecting the forests and wildlife. May the sweet memories you gain while you read Ecological Harmony be ever-lingering in your mind!

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V. Sundararaju

Born into an agricultural family in Vairichettipalayam, Trichy, V. Sundararaju served in the Tamil Nadu Forest Department for more than 36 years in various capacities such as Forest Range Officer, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Regional Manager, Divisional Forest Officer, Deputy Conservator of Forests and District Forest Officer until he retired from service in 2011.

The author is known for writing scientific articles on the ‘Down To Earth’ website as a blogger. The eight-time author continues to write and publish scientific articles while being a consultant for the Society for Social Forestry Research and Development Tamil Nadu (SSFRDT). He also serves as the President of the forum Society for Conservation of Nature (SOFCON).

Ecological Harmony has answers for the above intricate issues as described by the author and published in www.downtoearth.org.in

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