Ecological awareness, respect for the environment and nature is no longer just a demand, but an imperative need of our time. The modern way of life has led the planet to what we call “ground zero”, with environmental problems being born one after the other, having, of course, harmful consequences for everyone.
The conquest of ecological consciousness does not happen overnight. But it must be one of our main goals and adopting environmentally friendly practices at a personal and professional level must become a way of life. The difficulty lies more in our daily habits, since that is where the root of the problem lies.
To begin with, environmental awareness could be said to be the result of individual and social theories and actions. Individual daily actions, or collective achievements, all matter in increasing or decreasing pollution. Indifference to the environment results in serious problems for the Earth’s flora and fauna, which harm humans equally.
Why it is important to love the environment
The environment, as trite as it may sound, is our home. That is why it is important not to pollute and destroy it. If stimuli with this kind of motivation are introduced into children’s everyday life, they will become habits, with respect as their central theme. Because we want to live in a world whose young people respect and know the reasons why every act of ecological concern is important. This respect can start with caring for the environment and extend to other aspects of their lives, as a naturally occurring behaviour, if only naturally.
Simple habits we can adopt
Some of the simplest habits we can adopt are: