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ROLE OF EDUCATION IN CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY

CONSERVATION OF BIODIVERSITY .

WHAT IS BIO-DIVERSITY ? • Variety of life on earth • Foundation of earth • Crucial for functioning of the eco-system .

ALGAE BIO-DIVERSITY .

PLANT BIO-DIVERSITY .

MARINE BIO-DIVERSITY .

• Bio-diversity is like a web • Living organisms on the planet are connected and interconnected .

ROLE OF EDUCATION IN CONSERVATION OF BIO-DIVERSITY • Recognizing the values • Clarifying the concepts • Develop skills and tools .

Environmental Education And Training Non-Formal • Eco Clubs Formal • Schools • Appreciation Course • GLOBE • Management of Business Studies • Mass Awareness .

FORMAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION • Infusion of environmental studies into the school curriculum at various levels .

) Environmental appreciation course .FORMAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION (Contd.

FORMAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION (Contd.) Environmental concepts in management of business study .

NON-FORMAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND AWARENESS • National environmental awareness campaign • Multimedia Campaign • Regional Resource Agencies .

NON-FORMAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND AWARENESS (Contd.) • Eco-clubs (National Green Corps) • GLOBE .

MASS AWARENESS • Films • Documentaries • Wild life related themes .

OTHER AWARENESS PROGRAMMESS • Earthday • Environmental Quiz Programmes • Green Olympiad .

ALL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMMES NEED TO FOCUS ON FOUR MAIN THREAT TO BIO-DIVERSITY • Over exploitation • Habitat destruction and degradation • Exotic Species • Domino effects in eco-system .

CONCLUSION .