No lasting solution to the environmental crisis can ever be achieved unless there are efforts to educate the people at all levels. While students can be taught through awareness programs and activities at their institutes, more dexterous ways need to be devised for educating the people at large. The Governmental bodies and social organizations working for environmental causes can employ the mass media in this regard. Public awareness campaigns can be launched whenever and wherever feasible.
Human–wildlife conflict means an accidental interaction between wild animals and people and the resultant adverse impact this has on people, resources, wild animals or their habitat.The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has defined Human–wildlife conflict phenomenon as “any interaction between humans and wildlife that results in negative impacts on human social, economic or cultural life, on the conservation of wildlife populations, or on the environment.”