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INTRODUCTIONThe Ecology and Myth of Water

Kapila Vatsyayan

In October 1977, the Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education was held in Tbilisi, Georgia (then USSR). The declaration began with the following words:

In the last few decades man has, through his power to transform his environment, wrought accelerated changes in the balance of nature. The result is frequent exposure of living species to dangers which may prove irreversible. (Final Report, UNESCO)

It was a significant coincidence that the Conference should have been held in Georgia because, by some accounts, major Indo-Aryan migrations took place from this region to the Indian subcontinent. It was men from these regions who settled in India and ultimately gave India the ...

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