What can you as an individual do to reduce your consumption of the various natural resources?
Some practices that can be followed by individuals in order to reduce their consumption of natural resources include:
On the basis of the issues raised in this chapter, what changes would you incorporate in your lifestyle in a move towards the sustainable usage of our resources?
List five things you have done over the last week to (a) conserve our natural resources. (b) increase the pressure on our natural resources.
How can you as an individual contribute or make a difference to the management of:
(a) forests and wildlife,
(b) water resources and
(c) coal and petroleum?
We saw in this chapter that there are four main stakeholders when it comes to forests and wildlife. Which among these should have the authority to decide the management of forest produce? Why do you think so?
Can you suggest some changes in your school which would make it environment-friendly?