Vol. 4, Issue 6 (2017)
Environmental Education and conservation of birds in Delhi: A comparative Study
Author(s): Sana Rehman, Bhuvesh Shokeen, Aakib, Preeti Chauhan
Abstract: Analyses of the field of environmental education research have highlighted its rapidly expanding size and increasingly diverse nature (e.g. Hart & Nolan, 1999). Delhi being urban center has been a model of ecological studies and it is also rich in birdlife (Ganguly1975). Various monitoring programs has been operating throughout the world to spread awareness and to foster skills among citizens to rationally analyze the status of birds. This study highlights the role and importance of environmental awareness among common citizen. To test the effectivity environmental education, the author has conducted the research by diving the people into two categories: College Students (who has been studying Environmental Science Paper in First year of their Under Graduate Degree) and Common Citizens (who may/ may not have formal environmental education). It also emphasizes on widening the scope of curriculum through various education programs specifically related to birds.