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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Sanjay J. Nimbalkar

Journal Title:SCHOLARLY RECSEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Abstract


Earth is the only planet in this universe which has been gifted with life suppor ting elements . In the modern era development is more inclined towards industrialization and technology Due to more population and urbanization forests are disappearing at rapid pace, the evil effect of industrialization and deforestation for human activiti es are now apparent. The wounds inflicted on the environment are so severe that nature has started sending us warning signals in the form of drought, floods, tsunamis, and change in climate pattern. The survival not only of human being but of entire planet is at stake. The present generation is mindlessly pursuing its needs without thinking for the future generation to come .Therefore to achieve the goal of sustainable development the citizens must be empowered with essential knowledge, sensitivity through environmental education. The author feels that it is need of hour to introduce the different measures like, use of 3 - R, 3 - A and interdisciplinary approach of environmental education, and undertake research for education for sustainable development. The pre sent paper examine the need of environmental education and suggest the measures for sustainable development to be underta ke at every level of education.

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