A clear case for eco-tourism

Students, IT employees and residents of OMR and surrounding areas, which include Tambaram and Velachery, should be taken on a green tour in the region

Old Mahabalipuram Road and surrounding areas have a glut of schools that come under streams that attach great importance to innovative teaching. Have these institutions considered teaching their students the concepts of botany, zoology, geography and ecology with their immediate environment as study aid? In other words, do they organise field trips in the region?

In the last week of March, Chennai District National Green Corps organised a field trip to the Nanmangalam reserve forest and Pallikaranai marsh for students. According to a press note, the students were drawn from government, corporation, aided and matriculation schools. The effort is indeed salutary.......................Read more


Source: The Hindu

Comments (0)

Please Login or Register to join groups