GUWAHATI, Oct 8 - The Department of Environmental Biology and Wildlife Sciences of Cotton University celebrated a programme to mark Wildlife Week on Sunday.
As part of the programme, Dr Anamika Baruah, Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (Guwahati), in her speech emphasised the link between classical economics, neo-classical economics and ecological economics.
She also talked about the paradigm shift in ecological economics. �Planet Earth is finite. We cannot have infinite growth on a finite planet,� she said.
Another speaker, Dr Abhinandan Saikia, Assistant Professor of Centre of Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development, Tata Institute of Social Science Guwahati, delivered a talk on wildlife, development and environmental history.
The session was followed by a brief quiz competition in which students from different departments of the university participated.