ECO-CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE LIVING offers authoritative definitions of what ecoliteracy and sustainable living mean and progressive theories and easy to adopt practices which can be practiced easily with spirit and substance for achieving it. The 25 diverse selections presented here include a wide range of topics as diverse as the use and assessment of conventional strategies, microbial resources, herbal healing systems and aroma culture vis-a-vis the role of functional foods and biotechnology in eco-conservation and sustainability. Inspiring substantive and visionary, these selections will help concerned readers to focus their own views about sustainability and suggest new ways to implement its values in their own communities. The book shows how eco-literacy can be promoted through simple environmental awareness and scientific research linking science, citizenship, geography, health education, literacy and Information Communication Technology. The book is an inspiring and refreshing antidote to the hopelessness many feel in the face of the ecological challenges before us.