Environmental Education As Part of Human Rights Education

Noeswantari, Dian and Christanti, Inge (2005) Environmental Education As Part of Human Rights Education. In: Suara HAM Sebuah Bunga Rampai. Pusat Studi Hak Asasi Manusia Universitas Surabaya, Surabaya, pp. 103-121.

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Introduction Nowadays, "pollution" has become a very common condition if we live in a big city. We can find pollution almost in every corner of our lives, such as air, noise and water pollution. Even the domestic garbage has become a very big problem if we do not have recycling system. The growth of the world's population is the main factor that contributes to the degrading of the natural environment. More people mean more food, energy, houses, and roads. Then it will lead to increase the number of industries, farming and power generation which is seriously damaging the environment and making the environment unhealthier for the humans, animals, and plants to live in it (Gray, 2000). Based on this condition, environmental education has became part of the school curriculum in most develop countries. For example, in England and Wales, environmental education is not taught as an independent subject but all subjects have to show some contribution to raise pupils' awareness of the environment (Scott & Oulton, 1998). So far, for developing or less developed countries, environmental education is not part of the school curriculum. For example in Indonesia, there are some researches on the issue of entering environmental education in the school curriculum but it does not happen until today....

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human Rights
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Research Center > Center for Human Rights Studies
Depositing User: Eko Setiawan 194014
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2013 04:00
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2013 04:00
URI: http://repository.ubaya.ac.id/id/eprint/3369

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