(THE EFFECT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND ENVIRONMENT EDUCATION)
ÇEVRE VE ÇEVRE EĞİTİMİ ÜZERİNDEKİ YEREL YÖNETİM ETKİSİ

Author : Ali Osman KOCALAR
Number of pages : 348-362

Abstract

Anything done with environment turns back to people one day with a boomerang effect. Now, it is better understood that environment is a phonemenon that can maintain continuity with education. Local governments, which have many responsibilities in developing quality of the environment and preventing environment problems, must develop and apply a suitable environment policy according to the social and environment features of the area where they offer service. The reasons of being local governments are related to human life and improving the quality of human life. That’s why it is not possible to protect and improve the environment by leaving out local governments. Protecting natural environment and using it for the benefit of human is among the local governments’ responsibilities and duties. Local governments must make an effort in educating people by acting delicately for using limited sources and natural assets. Local governments cannot solve the environmental problems by transport

Keywords

Environment, environment education, local administration, sustainability and local agenda.

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