Students create awareness on land degradation
Students and volunteers who joined the march participated in the procession from INS Kursura Submarine Museum to Kala Mata temple at RK Beach.
Visakhapatnam: As part of the 'World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought' observance, Sruti Samhita Malladi, a Class X student of Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar School and Deepsri, a Class X student of Little Angels School, created awareness on land degradation in various areas and how countries, including India, continue to face new challenges through droughts, sand storms and other natural calamities.
They carried out a march on Sunday on the beach road in the city displaying placards that read 'save water', 'we demand a safe future, it is our right', 'take action', years left to correct humanity and horrible mistakes', among others. Students and volunteers who joined the march participated in the procession from INS Kursura Submarine Museum to Kala Mata temple at RK Beach.
The campaigners urged to join the conservation movement and appealed to public to do their part in saving natural resources and the planet. They outlined the impact of climate change and human activities and requested all the stakeholders to contribute to green initiatives.