The following Chinese proverb demands an approach to educate society and specially the young generation about environmental awareness. As youth of any country in form of students are contractor to bring positive changes. Education plays a crucial role for making difference in raising awareness of environmental challenges, shaping attitudes and behaviors.

 “If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; 
if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people

Environmental awareness: A challenge needs accomplishment

Environmentalism itself is an ideology that evokes the necessity and responsibility of humans to protect, preserve, and respect the natural world from its anthropogenic afflictions. By creating environmental awareness that physical environment is fragile and crucial, we can begin fixing the problems that threatens.

The earth is the only place in the universe where mankind can live. We need to take care of it.

Environmental awareness concerns

Today developing and developed countries are not only facing severe and serious environmental problems but also creating them due to less or missing environmental awareness. Our environment has an effect on us and we are also affecting it. Therefore, to make life better and natural, and to bring positive change, environmental awareness can play an important role.

Numerous resources are available to promote environmental awareness like group learning, informational and inspirational seminars, environmental books and brochures etc. These are few tools that can get you involve in promoting the environment.

The performance of students in environmental sciences is closely related to performance in traditional science courses (such as chemistry, physics, and biology). Enhanced science education in general, combine with specialized courses can help in order to increase student proficiency in environmental science. Thus, environmental awareness in a Word is mandatory to endorse people to change their attitude towards environment for making a safe future.

By Dr. Farah Amin

Lecturer | PhD (Analytical Chemistry)