MSD-011 Sustainability Science
Sustainability Science is basically defined as an interdisciplinary area that tries to understand the dynamic interaction between nature and society. The course mainly focuses on the genesis and principles of Sustainability Science, its central elements, goals, structure and its growth as a new emerging discipline across the globe. The course also explains the concept and evolution of sustainable development, sustainability indicators and the genesis of integrated holistic sustainable development indices by giving Indian Examples. The basic principles and concepts of Evergreen Revolution, Natural Resource Management at landscape level and participatory management are briefly discussed as an effective approach to Sustainable Development and to achieve SDGs by 2030. The course also provides an insight into age old Indian Ethics on natural environment, the use and abuse of natural resources through technology and the green technology.