Kashmir University Joining a Billion People across the Globe to Celebrate Earth Day
Srinagar,India,April 21 (Scoop News) - Kashmir University is joining one billion people across 200 countries world over to show their concern about the deteriorating conditions of Mother Nature by celebrating the earth day, Kashmir University is organizing a number of events on this Earth Day, that will feature a variety of activities like interactive exhibits that highlight the research work of the University related to Earth Sciences, debates on various relevant themes among the students, Campus cleaning and other activities.
By organizing various activities on the Day, the aim is to inculcate within us a deeper appreciation for all that Mother Nature has given us, said the Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University, Prof. Riyaz Punjabi. He said that combating the land and water resources degradation and climate change is a priority area at the
Dr. Shakil A. Romshoo, Organizing Secretary of the Earth Day Celebrations at the University said that the reckless exploitation of land and water resources in the region is putting tremendous strain on the sustainability of earth resources. He said that the scenario, that is expected to be worsened by climate change, is going to pose a bigger threat to the sustainability of the earth resources. He said that the issues like water shortages, water pollution, recession of snow and glacier resources, deforestation and inadequate energy underlie other challenges that face and perplex us. In order to address all these issues on priority, there is a need to share knowledge and technology on how to combat the ailing earth system and to initiate the formulation of strategies for sustainable development and conservation of earth resources in the region.
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