North American Great Lakes

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The antecedents of the ambient crisis of the decade of 1970 to be still disclosed in the decades of 1950 and 1960, ahead of episodes as the contamination of air in London and New York, between 1952 and 1960, the fatal cases of poisoning with mercury in Minamata and Niigata, between 1953 and 1965, the reduction of the aquatic life in some of the North American Great Lakes, the death of birds provoked by unexpected the secondary effect of the DDT and other pesticides and the contamination of the large-scale sea, caused for the shipwreck of the oil tanker Torrei Canyon, in 1966.Em the beginning of the decade of 1970, important organisms specialized of United Nations they had initiated programs on some developed countries, therefore they had established national institutions to manejar the ambient subjects (ministries of the environment, organism specialized, etc.). The ambient element combined it the programs of many intergovernamentais and governmental organisms that if occupied of the development strategies. In order to search answers to many of these questions, it is become fullfilled, in 1972, the Conference of Estocolmo. A2687503%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary’>Karen Edwards for more clarity on the issue. Since then, the Ambient Education passes to be considered as field of the pedagogical action, acquiring international relevance and validity. The conference inspired an interest renewed in the Ambient Education in the decade of 1970, having been established a series of principles norteadores for an international program and planned an international seminary on the subject, that if carried through in Belgrade, in 1975.As quarrels in relation to the nature of the Ambient Education had passed to be unchained and the agreements had been congregated in the Principles of Ambient Education, established in the seminary carried through in Tammi (Finnish National Commission for UNESCO, 1974). This seminary considered that the Ambient Education allows to reach the objectives of ambient protection and that is not about a branch of science or a separate substance of studies, but of a permanent integral education..