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III B.Tech II Semester Supplimentary Examinations, Aug/Sep 2008 ENCIRONMENTAL STUDIES (Mechatronics) Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80 Answer any FIVE Questions All Questions carry equal marks

1. Explain the different areas of environmental conservation to which people belonging to different disciplines can contribute. [16] 2. (a) What is the necessity for a rational land use policy as pant of the environmental policy? (b) Write briefly about the unequal consumption patterns of the developed and developing countries. [8+8] 3. (a) Define ecosystem and list components of an ecosystem. (b) Briefly explain the manner in which ecosystems are destroyed by human activites. [10+6] 4. What is ‘in ?situ’ and ‘ex-situ’ conservation of biodiversity ? Explain briefly about each. [6+10] 5. (a) List the wastes that are prohibited from processing along with municipal solid waste. Discuss. (b) Briefly describe the methods of heating and disposal of solid waste. 6. Discuss briefly the provision of the following Acts: (a) The Water ( Prevention Control of Pollution ) Act ,1974 (b) The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Act, 1981 (c) The Wildlife Protection Act 1971 (d) The Forest Conservation Act of 1980 [4+4+4+4] [8+8]

7. Write about some of the value systems that are endangered due to exploitation and poor management of environmental resources . [16] 8. Explain the reasons for pollution of different types (water, air ,noise) that you have encountered in any region. Describe the problems created and suggest some remedial measures for the same. [8+8]

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