World Conservation

World Conservation

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World Conservation :
(i) Explain the meaning of the following terms : (a) Ecology (b) Conservation (c) Balance of Nature
(d) Life Chain (e) Life Cycle (f) Biosides (g) Recycling (h) Photosynthesis (i) Organic and inorganic material
(j) Humus.
(ii) Make a drawing that shows how oxygen moves in a cycle.
(iii) Give an example illustrating the ecological interrelationship- how man, animals, vegetation and other sources are depending on each other.
(iv) Demonstrate knowledge of the effect of forest fires, of water pollution and the activities of mankind in general of wild life.
(v) Name few causes of flood and state some methods of flood control.
(vi) Show that she knows major organisations and institutions in the country concerned with conservation.
(vii) Know the location of major nature reserves in the country and why they have been kept.
(viii) Show that she is familiar with main conservation laws of the country.
(ix) Do two of the following :
(a) Take part in a project arranged by the World Wild Life Fund or the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) spending at least 24 hours, not exceeding eight hours at a time.
(b) Take the initiative to carry out one of the following conservation projects herself.
(i) An anti-litter campaign.
(ii) Restoration and/or beautification of a piece of land.
(iii) Must public opinion through informatio ampaign.
(iv) Mark posters.
(v) Arrange demonstration.
(vi) Make an exhibition.
(vii) Prepare hand outs
(x) Do one of the following :
(a) Spend at least two periods, of four hours each with forest Ranger or a conservation Officer and make a report on her observation over the period.
(b) Attend a camp of not less than three days duration during which conservation and nature study form a main part of the programme.
(xi) Complete a special conservation task developed and decided by her examiner.
Note : The badge is accompanied by a certificate signed by the State Chief Commissioner. The badge is worn on the left sleeve below the Rashtrapati Ranger Award.

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