The State of the Environmental Awareness of Students from Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine – Selected Results
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University of Rzeszow, Rejtana st 16c, 35-001 Rzeszów, Poland
Online publication date: 2017-05-17
Publication date: 2017-03-28
Civil and Environmental Engineering Reports 2017;24(1):21–37
In the article was presented results of international researches about environmental consciousness. The project was realized in 2015. The main purpose of this article is to describe the level of environmental knowledge, values and attitudes among university students from Central Eastern Europe. In introduction of article was defined concept of environmental awareness. The research problem is question: What are differences in the state of environmental awareness between respondents living in the Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine? In the first part text was presented methodology of the conducted research. The second part of the article concerns the analysis of the collected data. On the basis of the conducted research it can maintain that the students of Central and Eastern Europe generally declared interest the state of the environment. The overall outcome of the research leads to the conclusion that the highest proportion of the respondents who declared interest in the environmental protection came from Slovakia. The fact that in their opinion it should care about the environment more than the students from Poland and Ukraine may result from the higher level of the environmental awareness.
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The funds for the article and the sociological research came from the designated subsidy of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, project number: IS-01/2015/508.