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Title: Urban Forests—Fighting for Survival
Authors: Koul, Monika
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: FIFTY per cent of the population of the world these days is residing in cities,urban and peri-urban areas. And in the next 50 years, it is estimated that 67%of the population would be living in cities and urban areas. Availability of better jobs, increase in sources of livelihood,infrastructural facilities and better avenuesare attracting people to settle down in cities. But this increasing migration fromrural to urban areas has multiplied the burden on cities. In India, the
Page(s): 29-33
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0036-8512
Source:SR Vol.48(06) [June 2011]

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