Assessments of Environmental Awareness Among the Some Selective University Students of Bangladesh
International Journal of Education, Culture and Society
Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages: 190-194
Received: Mar. 14, 2017; Accepted: Apr. 10, 2017; Published: Dec. 19, 2017
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Ahmad Kamruzzaman Majumder, Department of Environmental Science, Stamford University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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This study investigated the student’s awareness on environmental issues and problems and their behaviors towards the environment in different public and private universities in Bangladesh. In this regards data has been collected from the students of two public universities and two private universities. A sample of 400 students (60% male and 40% female) was drawn from these four Universities taking 100 students from each university and equally sharing the number between two categories like environmental background and non-environmental background. The analysis revealed that according to the perception of the surveyed students global warming (86.5%) and depletion of natural resources (71.2%) were two most important environmental problems in the world whereas in Bangladesh, arsenic contamination in ground water (93.2%) and natural resources depletion (71.2%) have found as major environmental problems. The study concluded that peoples’ education on environment (98%) is a most convenient solution for mitigating the problems and the printing & electronic media (78.8%) are most helpful means to bring awareness among people.
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Science and Technology, Environmental Education, Social Morals, Climate Change
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Ahmad Kamruzzaman Majumder, Assessments of Environmental Awareness Among the Some Selective University Students of Bangladesh, International Journal of Education, Culture and Society. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2017, pp. 190-194. doi: 10.11648/j.ijecs.20170206.15
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