New Delhi: World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated on July 28 of every year around the world. World Nature Conservation Day 2020 recognizes that a healthy environment is key to a healthy and sustainable society. On this World Nature Conservation Day, people should put an effort to protect the earth and conserve the natural resources.
“Each and every activity in the world depends upon nature so people should understand that any activity they do will affect the earth. Conservation of nature is of utmost importance to all human beings and their life on Earth. Earth has given essential need to live like water, air, trees, animals, food, soil, minerals, etc. so its people duty to keep the environment safe and clean,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chancellor of AAFT University while talking to the young students of AAFT University in a program to celebrate World Conservation Day on Web.
“There are so many threats to nature, such as deforestation, illegal trade in wildlife, pollution, plastics use, chemicals, industrial developments, and many more factors. So, it is important to protect nature and to create a healthy environment for present and future generations,” added Dr. Marwah also Patron to IFUNA- Indian Federation of United Nations Associations.
While answering the questions Dr. Marwah suggested some of the steps to conserve the nature like- Use of alternative energy- such as solar and wind energy, Plant more trees to maintain the ecosystem and to prevent soil erosion, Use the water resources in a proper way and reuse the kitchen water for watering the gardens, Grow vegetation in catchment areas, Reduce the usage of electricity, Use the recyclable and biodegradable products, Ensure the recycling of wastes, Try to minimize the use of cars for shorter distance, Use paper bags or cloth bag instead of plastic bags, Grow the own vegetables by using organic compost and Install water treatment plants and rainwater harvesting.