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Plant an Idea Plant a Tree (book)

I. Preface Serious concerns about the state of the global environment have a relatively short history of just over a century. However, during the past decades environmental education has advanced significantly to accrue a strong, factual evidence base, as well as an ever-growing arsenal of teaching strategies and tools. Today’s environmental education is best described by the following definitions: “Environmental education is the process of recognizing values and clarifying concepts in order to develop the skills and attitudes necessary to understand and appreciate the interrelationship between man, his culture, and his biophysical surroundings.” (One of the first formal definitions of environmental education adopted in 1970, IUCN/UNESCO meeting, Nevada, USA) “Environmental education is defined as a process aimed at developing a world population that is aware of, and concerned about the total environment and its associated problems, which has the knowledge, attitudes, skills, motivation, and commitment to work individually and collectively …

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