(PDF) Attitudes in the direction of potential animal flagship species in nature conservation: A survey amongst college students of various instructional establishments

energetic investigation of native organisms exterior the classroom and in

small conservation actions (Lindemann-Matthies, 2005). Efficient

use might be manufactured from close by nature: nature-orientated faculty areas

can present illustrative materials as ’mannequin environments’ (Lock,

1998) for biology classes in addition to for thrilling observations

throughout faculty breaks.


We want to categorical our gratitude to those that

supported this examine, particularly, Melanie Ok¨

alin (graduate of

the ZHAW in W¨

adenswil), who organised the surveys in colleges,

Caroline Grob (former trainee on the ZHAW in W¨

adenswil), who

carried out literature searches and evaluations, and Maggi Lussi

Bell (lecturer in English on the ZHAW in W¨

adenswil), who kindly

helped with proof-reading. We’re additionally grateful to the academics of

the colleges collaborating for permitting their college students to finish

the survey in lesson time. Thanks are additionally on account of two nameless

reviewers who contributed substantial enter.

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