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Environmental Perception and Environmental Awareness of Residents in Layshi Township of Naga Land
- The purpose of this paper is to assess and manage the images and perception of rural people on their environment of study area. Environmental perception and environmental awareness of rural residents in Layshi township is studied by using the results of questionnaires. Three cluster or groups are selected as sample groups, from Layshi Township of Naga Land. Among these cluster 331 samples are selected and questionnaires are distributed. GIS method, Qualitative and quantitative methods are employed to measure the primary data collected by questionnaires. There are four distinctive perspectives of environmental perception and images such as physical , socio-economic, natural hazards and disasters. Perception and images are closely related to intimate environment of residents of Naga Land. Images and perception on conservation are related to necessities, conservation methods, reducing natural disasters, problems related to environmental deterioration, methods to protect these problems and method to conserve environmental problems of rural environment.
May Thu Naing