Disharmony Between Man – Environment Relationship: A Serious Threat To The Sundarban’s Wild Nature
Int. J. Exp. Res. Rev., Vol. 8: 46-58 (2016)
Author: Ranajit Sardar, Debrupa Chakraborty and Manoranjan Sardar
Abstract: The Sundarban ecosystem is a unique natural wonder of the World & carries a great ecological significance. It has a rich biological diversity of aquatic & terrestrial flora & fauna & the mangrove forests, Sundarban’s highly productive ecosystem acts as a natural fish nursery; mangrove acts as a natural shield against the fury of cyclone storm & prevents erosion due to tidal action & checks atmospheric pollution. Millions of people depend on Sundarban ecosystem for their livelihood & sustenance through fishing, collection of honey, fuel wood & timber. But in recent times the various infrastructural development project (like building of dam, embankments, road network & resorts) damages its natural environment & over utilization of natural resources destroys its natural ecosystem, which sends a serious threat to man-environment relationship of Sundarban’s natural environment.
Key words: Ecosystem, Mangrove, Biological Diversity, Livelihood.
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