State of Environment Report of Meghalaya, North Eastern State of India

During the past few decades, there has been considerable deterioration in the quality of the environment in Meghalaya. Life support systems namely air, land, water and vegetation are under considerable strain. The major environmental problems are the result of population pressure, conversion of forest land into agricultural fields, deforestation, urbanization, mining and industrialization. The increasing anthropogenic stresses of various kinds are likely to further aggravate the environment in the future. The State of Environment (SoE) Report for the sate of Meghalaya discusses the issues of environment which are of prime importance and which are prioritized by the major stakeholders from the state of Meghalaya in the Pressure-State-Impact-Response (PSIR) format. For further information contact: Library, Development Alternatives, New Delhi. Email - library@devalt.org

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Department of Environment and Forests, Government of Meghalaya
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