IMPORTANCE OF WILDLIFE AND WILD LIFE CLUBS TO YOUNG CHILDREN
Human survival depends on wildlife. Traditionally speaking wildlife encompasses all non-domesticated animals like birds, fox, bison, frogs, coyotes and so on. However, the term wildlife has come to envelope all kinds of undomesticated life from microorganisms to vegetation and fungi as well. Wildlife also needs to be conserved by the humans.
Wildlife conservation is the practice of wild plant and animal species and their habits. The goal of wildlife conservation is to ensure that nature will be around for future generations to enjoy and also to recognize the importance of wildlife and wilderness for humans and other species alike. These are some of the ideas of how we can save wildlife. We can goods consumption and minimize use of Herbicides and pesticides.
The value of wildlife has been widely ignored or underrated in the past by the international community. At most wildlife was considered from the limited aesthetic and tourist aspects. This situation has changed some-what. In the majority of the veterinary profession, which is largely livestock-oriented, wild animal production and occupies just as relevant a position as domestic animal production. Some economists are now trying to quantify the informal nature of a large portion of the wildlife sector.
The importance of wildlife to local communities is now globally recognized in community based on participatory natural resource management programs. According to scientific studies, children’s academic performance in science, math, English and social studies increase when they have hands-on experience with nature and outdoors not to mention their sense f ownership and responsibility to their surroundings.
Wildlife clubs improve the young child’s memory and experiences. The children become sensitive to environment conservation and vision, the growth of wildlife industries such as tourism in future. They go for visits to national parks and gain more knowledge and information on wildlife and wildlife clubs. We should encourage practices of wildlife clubs in Kenya and other countries to help improve habits of wildlife.
HAMZA ABDIKADIR (7A)
NAIROBI SOUTH PRIMARY SCHOOL
16TH FEBRUARY 2017