AbstractUnrestricted and indiscriminate exploitation of environ mental resources necessitated by population growth in India has created ecological imbalance resulting in environmental problems, different types of pollution an d other kinds of ecological disorders. T his environmental degradation has become a serious issue as it threatens not only the tranquility of people's existence, but their health and lives as we ll. Recognizing the importance of education in the protection of environment, the concept of Environmental Education (EE) as a new dimension in the educational (both formal and non-forma l) system has emerged (Stockholm Conference 1( 72 ) . The n, National Policy on Education 19H6 and 1992 emphasized the need for EE as an integral part of the curriculum at all stages of education.
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Yeshodhara, K. (2003) Non-formal environment education and NGOs. In: World Environment Day & Concrete - 2003, 03/11/2003, Shimoga.