The Role of Environmental Education within the framework of the Environmental Policy of a Regional Municipality
During last years, the interests of the world public opinion on the future of our planet and the concern about environmental problems have been increased sharply. The demand for effective confrontation of the acute environmental issues is one of European Union’s main objectives, since the vital need for sustainable and balanced environment has become common idea. Environmental protection requires development of environmental policies, individual responsibility and continuous information which may derive only through the education process. This study examines the field of environmental education within the framework of the broader environmental policy of the Municipality of Karpenisi, Evritania, and it found that the overall assessment of residents for the general environmental policy is from moderate to negative, with positive element the will for participation in environmental activities and environmental education programs
Environment, Policies, Education, Local Community, Municipality
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