Why Environmental Education?

  • Trilochan S. Bakshi
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 18)


This is a crucial time in the history of human populations. The resources that sustain them are being rapidly depleted, their own numbers are increasing at an alarming rate, and yet there is an utter lack of ecologically sound, long term planning. Now is the time to rectify the situation by implementing high Quality environmental education.


Environmental Education Family Planning Program Finite Resource Term Planning Vital Resource 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Trilochan S. Bakshi
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  1. 1.Athabasca UniversityEdmontonCanada

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