The level of students awareness and their attitude towards the natural environment
The characteristic feature of the human education is the openness to the whole society in the world today. The arranged educational programmes (syllabuses) for all age groups aiming at revitalizing the environment, emphasize the significance of the change in the sphere of the lifestyle. It especially deals with the reduction of the consumption
and the careful economical management in the field of the natural sources. The aim of this study was to determine the educational attitudes presented among the surveyed students specified, among others, by the human approach towards the nature in terms of the moral obligation, as well as the estimation of the respondents’ willingness to undertake individual actions for the sustainable development. The outcomes allow to express a positive assessment of the attitudes towards the environment among the students of the exact science and a little bit worse among the students of humanities. Most of the respondents demonstrated the attitudes characterized by the awareness of their personal attachment to the natural world, the sense of its importance in the human’s life, the need of balance
in the sphere of the human – nature relations as well as their willingness to take appropriate actions in favour of its protection in accordance with the principles of the sustainable development.