Environmental Issues-Environmental Impact Assessment [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 3 (Science-Tech, Economy, Environment, & Disaster Management)]: Questions 1 - 3 of 3

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Question 1

Environmental Impact Assessment
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What is eco-tourism? How could it be promoted in India?

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The concept of developing tourism with due consideration of the environment is called eco-tourism

  • Eco-tourism means the environment should not be disturbed when we are developed the tourism industry, neither by waste nor by preparing tourists place and not by disturbance to the components of environment by the tourists.
Image Shows Sustainable Ecotourism and Unsustainable Ecotourism

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Question 2

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Environmental studies are increasingly undertaken before a project is cleared by the government discuss the environmental impacts of coal fired thermal plants at coal pitheads

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With coal fired thermal power plants there is a huge impact on environment leading to land degradation, soil pollution, water pollution etc. ,

  • Result of the thermal power plants is rising carbon emission levels, ozone, smog, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, particulate matter Mercury etc. , It leads to producing degrading the quality of air, sulphur…

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Question 3

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How has the Indian state tackle the trade-off between environment and development?

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It will have to be accepted that we were not much concerned about the environment protection and conservation in some decades of the starting, but only concentrated on exploiting the natural resources physical and economic development to the extent that imbalance in the natural resources.

  • Many components of environment witnessed a serious threat as …

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