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Environment Studies

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Importance of environmental studies


To
understand
current
environmental
problems, we need to study the physical,
biological, chemical and social processes
It helps maintain ecological balance
It provides us with basic knowledge
eg. Energy needs, global climate change, toxic
emissions and water disposal.

It helps achieve sustainable development and


understand
the
relationships
between
development and environment
It helps to educate people their duties towards
environment protection
Environment management
Economical methods
Protect biodiversity

Study of agriculture
Population explosion, growth and development

Need for public awareness


To identify plants and animals are endangered
To take appropriate discussions regarding the
use of natural resources
To conserve nature and natural resources for
the betterment
To solve existing environmental problems

Methods for public awareness

Environmental education
Mass media
Seminars and conferences
Entertainments
Science centers
Involvement of public figures
Involvement of youth

Awareness raising campaigns


Print, broadcast and internet media