Environmental Awareness in Relation to Awareness Towards Social Duty
The environment is very important not only for the present generation but also for the future generations. Environment, of course, is all the factors living and non-living that actually affect on individual organism or population at any point in the life cycle. Therefore, students must have consciousness about environment and should understand their responsibility towards environment. The main objective of this study was to predict the environmental awareness among higher secondary students with the help of awareness of social duty, educational and demographic variables. In this study, it was discussed that the accountability of awareness towards social duty in environmental awareness. The major findings were that about 35.3% of the environmental awareness scores of the students may be accounted by the awareness towards social duty scores of the higher secondary students and also, there is a positive (r = 0.594) relationship between environmental awareness and awareness towards social duty of higher secondary school students. This means that students with better awareness towards social duty are more aware towards environmental awareness and vice-versa.