IMPHAL, June 24: We have to know ourselves by pondering over it first if we have to save the environment. This was stated by State expert environment appraisal committee on the National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC 2013-14) chairman H Nadiram Sharma today.
The awareness programme was organised by Friend’s Re-Union for Development at Keishamthong High School under the theme ‘Biodiversity Conservation’.
He further said that from time immemorial biodiversity changed naturally after thousand of centuries but rapid development of the human civilization has made changes quicker.
Speaking as a resource person, Junior Scientist Th Bhogen, Department of Environment, has said that environment has become the major issue in the world because of global warming.
He also said global warming has occurred by destroying natural resources which surround us that’s why from the year 1973; June 5 is observed as world environment day under different themes in the entire country.
While telling the history of environment, he said to save the environment we have to know what we need and try to conserve for future generations and as a student start plantation at your locality.
The programme was implementing by the RRA Manipur, Directorate of Environment under the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) while the function was attended by students, teaching staffs of the school.