Date of publication: 2017-08-25 02:04
Chemical discharges from some industrial plants are an important cause of water pollution. xA9 Ray Pfortner/Peter Arnold, Inc.
Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now comes unheralded by the return of birds, and early mornings are strangely silent where once they were filled with the beauty of bird song.
The land that once had been a hazardous waste site became a neighborhood called Love Canal, complete with a school and hundreds of homes atop the waste site. Homeowners, however, were not warned about the hazards underneath their houses.
Additionally, most Environmental Studies programs are found at liberal arts institutions, which can be a definite advantage to getting ahead in the job market. Dr. Tim Crews of Prescott College points out that, "Time and time again, the liberally educated students will stick out and shine in the work environment because they have invested in developing critical thinking skills and have learned how to learn."
The influence of environment begins since the time of the conception of the child in the womb of the mother. Foetus in the womb is influenced by mother's mental, physical and emotional conditions.
Likewise, in an agriculture based community, the educational process focuses on preparing its members for those skills which are suited to the needs of an agrarian community.
The democratic environment leads students to constructive and cooperative behaviour. Generally, students learn better in a democratic setup because they like democratic procedures.