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Author: Diksha Kataria

Diksha Kataria is a student of Springdales School, PUSA Road and has been associated with Delhi Greens as a Summer Intern with the Delhi Greens Blog project.

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Wildlife Specimen in Schools/Colleges To Be Surrendered to Government

Wildlife Specimen in Schools/Colleges To Be Surrendered to Government

Green Alert
Lets keep nature in the wild! In an attempt to ensure the protection of endangered wildlife species, the Department of Forests has asked all schools and colleges to surrender the specimens of wild animals and specified plants lying in their biology laboratories to the Chief Wildlife Warden. The move is anticipated to protect the endangered wildlife species and discourage their exploitation by any means. All wildlife samples and endangered plants lying in the Biology Laboratory of any school or college now needs to be reported to the Forest Department of Delhi Government. As per the Wild Life Crime Control Bureau advisories (the last one as recent as 02.04.2013), all the educational institutions in the National Capital Territory of Delhi need to immediately comply. All such agencies ...
Status of Environment Education at School Level in Delhi

Status of Environment Education at School Level in Delhi

Articles
Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dixit ma'am encouraging school students during Earth Day 2007. CM's green agenda has greatly contributed to increased environmental awareness in the students. Children, by their very nature, are impressionable. Right from bare infancy to early adulthood, the experiences that the child undergoes lays the foundation for her core value system. This is because it is only during these early years that the mind is extraordinarily open to learning and assimilating knowledge. Therefore, in today’s fast-moving and goal oriented world, inculcating environmental values into individuals when they can be taught best is of utmost importance. Consequently, Environmental Education is a vital part of education as it not only encourages awareness of the natural world bu