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He was presiding over the book launch of Sahyahrudayam, a compilation of poems by poet and activist Sugathakumari on environment, on Monday. Ecological education is not possible through conventional methods of education, eminent social scientist and Kerala State Higher Education Council Vice Chairman Rajan Gurukkal has said. There are very few scientists who have a holistic understanding of science and its possible impacts,” Prof. Gurukkal said. Earlier, the book, published by DC Books, was formally launched by eminent Malayalam poet Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri at his residence. Heavy silenceHe said poets and artists were the ones who could speak fearlessly against actions that marred the environment.

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Ecological education is not possible through conventional methods of education, eminent social scientist and Kerala State Higher Education Council Vice Chairman Rajan Gurukkal has said. He was presiding over the book launch of Sahyahrudayam, a compilation of poems by poet and activist Sugathakumari on environment, on Monday. Prof.

Gurukkal decried the growing disconnect between mankind and environment.

“While those who live in close proximity to nature learn about its significance, those who lead opulent lifestyles with utter disregard for the environment learn lessons only through natural calamities,” he said. Heavy silence He said poets and artists were the ones who could speak fearlessly against actions that marred the environment.

He also warned against the “silence” maintained by the scientific community over issues that concerned nature.


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