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Changing Pattern of Life and Livelihood through Environment at Sonajhuri Village of Santiniketan in Birhbum District of West Bengal

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Geography, Netaji Subhas Open University, Study Centre, Barasat Govt. College, Kolkata, WB, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Geography, Aliah University, Kolkata, WB, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (7), Pages 33-40, July,14 (2015)


Environmental Changes and their impacts are the unwanted of physical and as well as socio- economic activities. Environmental process change the acidity of soils, natural soils composition, the nutritional status of soils content, properties of surface water, and food chains system in the World. Due to humans need man convert forest to industrial land, settlement, marketing place, multiplex, pasture land and grassland to cropland or parking, but the consequential habitat change and biodiversity loss is still undesired. Environmental change the social structure of civil societies and due to environment number changing occur likes social and cultural changes as well as physical and biological. It is caused for air pollution, water pollution, social pollution as well as various problem arises every daily for environment change. The paper is based on field survey and tries to find out changing pattern of rural life with reference to sonajhuri village in Birbhum district. It describes various related pressure as consequential from monetary behavior. These activities are mainly performed for a purpose, to satisfy various consumptions. The environmental changes are normally tied to the extraction and change of materials and energy.


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