WIT Press


The Environmental Education And The Risk Literacy: An Approach To A Healthy And Sustainable Society

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/EHR010241

Volume

5

Pages

10

Published

2001

Size

1,198 kb

Author(s)

D. M. B. Bonotto

Abstract

The environmental education and the risk literacy: an approach to a healthy and sustainable society D. M. B. Bonotto Centra de Educafdo e Ciencias Humanas, Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, Sao Carlos, Brasil. Abstract The discussions relative to environmental problems have increased around the world in the last decades since it is possible to identify their interferences in the human life as well in all forms of life in the planet. Actually these problems have been associated with the concept of environmental risks, characterizing our contemporaneous risks's society. The educational instituition was requested to contribute with the reflections and actions about the environmental questions, as demonstrate the several international meetings already organized, which indicated objectives and general guidances for the Environmental Education. In this paper, I intend to contribute to the environmental risks's debate, discussing the role of the educative work in order to promote

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