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Benefits of Environmental Awareness

Imparting knowledge to the people on what their surrounding means and the need to preserve it is referred to as environmental awareness. Our physical surrounding is called environment.  Educating the people on the importance of conserving the environment can be done in very many ways. Through media, During national holidays, in schools, in churches, in local women groups, through advertisements, putting up banners and may more.  This is to ensure that we live free from dangers of dirty surrounding. There are very many benefits resulting from environmental awareness.

It has led to reduction in diseases. Unnecessary disease will be prevented if you are living in an environment that is free from pollution and toxic gases.  Reduction in the rate of cutting down trees is going to result in many trees that absorb the toxic gases in the atmosphere using it to make their food.  Draining stagnant waters is also going to destroy the breeding grounds for mosquitoes thus reducing the risk of contracting malaria. Malaria kills millions of people in the world. Important living things into the ground is safe since soil contamination has been minimized through awareness.

Environmental education also results in increase in agricultural production. Crops need a lot of rainfall to produce well.  Avoiding deforestation and encouraging people to plant more trees is going to result in the increase of rainfall.  The rate of transpiration is going to increase hence increasing the amount of rainfall and since trees are water catchment. The greater the amount of rain the larger the number of trees.  When there is enough food this going to prevent nutritional deficiency diseases and in turn boost the health of individuals.

Besides that it also leads to increase in the economy of the country.  The planted trees can be used in the in the manufacturing industries to produce paper. Printing Industries and other paper related industries are going to use that paper in making other items like books and making printouts . Job Opportunities such as cutting down of the tree, transporting them to the factory, in the manufacturing sector and distribution of books. Polythene bags and paper recycling companies are also going to help in promoting country's economy through job creation.

Environmental education also results in increased amount of water. Afforestation and reafforestation is going to imp[rove water cycle thus resulting in high amount of rainfall throughout the year and water is life.  People will drink and use clean water which is safe from viruses and bacteria that may cause health problems.

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