Economics to Biodiversity

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i. Biodiversity First Even if many conservation organisations and many others have been engaged in the environmental protection, yet there is a divide about how people look at it and are ready to get engaged in such activities. Environmental education should -create awareness, -transmit information, -teach knowledge, -develop habits and skills, -promote values, and provide criteria and standards and present guidelines for problem solving and decision-making. This needs classroom as well field activities in order to understand the cognitive as well the affective behaviour. If the process is implemented through an interdisciplinary approach, which will lead to positive attitudes, self confidence and personal commitment in order to protect the environment. The National Policy on Education, 1989 (NPE) states that, "Protection of the Environment" is a value that must form an integral part of student’s curriculum at all stages of education as well it states that: "There is a paramount need to create a consciousness of the Environment. It must permeate all ages and all sections of society, beginning with the child. Environmental consciousness should inform teaching in schools and colleges. This aspect will be integrated in the entire educational process". ii. Economics of Biodiversity A main point which comes out as a difficulty is that ecosystem services are mixed public goods and therefore their regulation cannot be properly done even if they are at the point of
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