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Environmental Education Course To Promote Eco-Literacy

Environmental Education Course To Promote Eco-Literacy

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 Jan 2019 1:50 AM GMT

GUWAHATI: A three-week long international course on applied environmental education, organized by North East’s leading nature conservation and research organization ‘Aaranyak’ in association with Environment Education and Conservation Global (EECG) and Satpuda Foundation (India) has been started from 28 January 2019 at Guwahati. The inaugural event of the course, held in Indian Institute of Bank Management was attended by Aaranyak’s Secretary General and CEO Bibhab Kumar Talukdar, Bibhuti P Lahkar, Manas Landscape Administrator and Head of ERCD Jayanta Kumar Sarma, Environment and Development Professional, Firoz Ahmed, Head of TRCD and HRCD (Aaranyak) and Jayanta Kumar Pathak, Manager, EECB Division.

Speaking on the occasion, Bibhab Kumar Talukdar stressed on the importance of education in nature conservation. He also briefly highlighted on the genesis of Aaranyak from a nature club to become one of the premier nature conservation organization of the region. Edward J Mccrea, President of EECG and Chief Course Instructor also shared his experiences over the years as an instructor of the course.

The course, considered one of the most important for environmental educators and conservationists aims at demonstrating how environmental social marketing techniques can be integrated with overall education and communication strategies to produce effective and practical tools for solving environmental and conservation problems.

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