Human Ecology

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 257–271 | Cite as

Environment and development in Sikkim Himalaya: A review

  • Pradyumna P. Karan


This paper discusses the problems of environment and development in Sikkim Himalaya. Two features of Sikkim, the fragile mountain environment and the very rapidly growing population, are crucial in formulating future development plans. An integrated approach to development and environmental conservation is suggested.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pradyumna P. Karan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of KentuckyLexington

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