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ERIC Number: ED224724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 144
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Environmental Education.
Bandhu, Desh, Ed.; Aulakh, G. S., Ed.
In India, environmental education (EE) is introduced at various levels. Goals of this country's EE programs include: improving the quality of environment to create awareness among the people on environmental problems and conservation; developing skills to solve environmental problems; creating the necessary atmosphere for citizen participation in decision-making; and developing capabilities to evaluate development programs and awareness of economic, political, and ecological independence. The Indian Environmental Society, in association with the International Programme on Environmental Management, organized a national seminar, focusing on environmental education at the higher education level. Papers presented at this seminar are included in this publication. Topics of papers include: needs and strategies of EE; EE and training; ecology, energy and EE; ecology and EE; soil and water conservation-- an aspect of higher EE in India; biological sciences and EE; biology as a component of EE; environmental studies at the post-graduate level in the Coastal Zone; EE in universities; EE at post-graduate and higher levels; environmental studies at Indian University; futuristic outlook on EE in Indian universities; environmental research and employment of environmental graduates; employment opportunities for EE graduates; and urban/regional planning in India and the implications for planning education. Seminar recommendations and list of participants are included. (Author/JN)
Indian Environmental Society, 8, Darya Ganj, New Delhi-110002, India (Rupees $50.00, U.S. $10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indian Environmental Society, New Delhi.
Identifiers: India
Note: Report of the National Seminar on Higher Environmental Education held at the Indian National Science Academy (New Delhi, India, July 30-31, 1979).