18-JUN-2016: Prof Shahab Fazal, Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University was recently interviewed by SPAN magazine, a United States of America Embassy publication in India.
In the interview, Prof Fazal spoke on the present day challenge for sustainable environmental management in a rapidly urbanizing world.
He highlighted the concept of Smart Growth and showed his concern for accelerated land transformation.
In the interview, Prof Fazal further compared differences and similarities in land transformations in US and India. He stressed the need for popularizing the use of remote sensing and GIS techniques for such studies and shared his US experience as Fulbright scholar.
SPAN magazine usually carries stories and features on US-India relations and focuses on education, business, lifestyle, business, science, travel, arts and entertainment and social development.