Ackwledging the importance of n traditional security in the wider debate, this book looks at one significant aspect namely, environmental security. The book discusses different issues of theoretical and practical import through various chapters that deal with the general need for study on human and environmental security, its degradation due to a variety of factors like climate change, war, pollution and resource utilization. Moving from a regional South Asian focus the book narrows down to specific cases within India and the region at large to highlight the widespread effect anthropogenic factors have had on environmental security. A diverse set of articles from many authors has meant a comprehensive perspective on a vital global and national concern.
S.Utham Kumar Jamadhagni is Associate Professor at the Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, University of Madras. His areas of interest are Non traditional security, Strategic Dimensions of Indo-US Relations, Maritime Security Issues and Conflict Resolution. He is undertaken projects for the UGC and DRDO. He is an alumnus of University of Uppsala, Sweden. He is currently working on a book on Indo-Australian Relations.