University of Tetovo,North Macedonia, Faculty of Philosophic
Protecting the environment is a fundamental challenge for humanity around the world. The living environment is an important value and asset of man for his biological, psychological, intellectual, economic development and is subject to legal regulation, both at international level by means of international laws, but also at national level in respective states. Our society has considerable envionrmental issues.
This paper uses methodologies commonly used in social sciences. Narrative, observation, and historical method was used to pursue the objectives. This paper was developed to study more thoroughly the ecological awareness related to living environment.
The paper seeks to answer the following questions:
Q1: What is the role and impact of the human factor in raising social awareness on protection of the living environment in Kosovo?
Q2: Does education affect ecological awareness in Kosovo?
Q3: What are the responsibilities of key actors and institutions such as: (MESP), legislature, agencies and self-government bodies, i.e. local government on environmental protection in Kosovo?
Environment protection and care is not merely a social obligation; it is, above all, an individual responsibility, therefore ecological education is paramount in protecting the environment. It makes people aware of their living environment and environmental issues, as well as teach them to prevent issues that destroy the environment.
Keywords:environment, environmental awareness, education, ecological education, society, etc.
Our living environment is very important to us, because it is the source of human life. Environment protection and ecological awareness are important for the development of life on our planet. The Dictionary of the Albanian Language defines environment as: “Environment – the totality of natural conditions in which a person or another being lives or develops, where an object is located or evolves, or where a phenomenon occurs, etc. (Dictionary of the Contemporary Albanian Language, 1981, p. 1158).
Protecting the environment is a fundamental challenge for humanity around the world. The living environment is an important value and asset of man for his biological, psychological, intellectual, economic development and is subject to legal regulation, both at international level by means of international laws, but also at national level of respective states.
-Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Stockholm, June 1972, defines the human environment in the following terms: “Man is both creature and moulder of his environment, which gives him physical sustenance and affords him the opportunity for intellectual, moral, social and spiritual growth”.
Volume 6.No.1(2022): April – (Humanities Session)
ISSN 2661-2666 (Online) International Scientific Journal Monte (ISJM)
ISSN 2661-264X (Print)
DOI : 10.33807/monte.20222493
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)