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ERIC Number: EJ1176739
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1533-015X
Pupils' Environmental Awareness of Natural Protected Areas: The Case of Zakynthos Island
Martinis, Aristotelis; Kabassi, Katerina; Dimitriadou, Constantina; Karris, Georgios
Applied Environmental Education and Communication, v17 n2 p106-123 2018
This study presents the results of a questionnaire-based survey, conducted in primary and secondary public schools of Zakynthos Island during 2013, referring to environmental awareness as well as pupils' perceptions and attitudes on specific environmental issues. The main aim of the study was to determine the knowledge and awareness that local pupils about the Loggerhead sea turtle ("Caretta caretta") and bird species that are migrants and/or endemic in the National Marine Park of the island. The study area was selected because the percentage of pupils not attending compulsory education is one of the highest in Greece.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece
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