Sir William Schlich

Title

Sir William Schlich

Description

The modern conservation movement was first manifested in the forests of India, with the practical application of scientific conservation principles. The conservation ethic that began to evolve included three core principles: that the human activity damaged the environment, that there was a civic duty to maintain the environment for future generations, and that scientific, empirically based methods should be applied to ensure this duty was carried out.
The government under Governor-General Lord Dalhousie introduced the first permanent and large-scale forest conservation programme in the world in 1855, a model that soon spread to other colonies, as well the United States.

Creator

None

Date

1892

Source

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bf/Sir_William_Schlich07.jpg/1024px-Sir_William_Schlich07.jpg

Relation

Rights

Public Domain under copyright law of the United States

Publisher

Public domain in the United States

Contributor

Unknown

Format

Photograph

Language

English

Type

Figures

Identifier

Environment, Conservation, Movement, William Schlich, India

Coverage

India

Files

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bf/Sir_William_Schlich07.jpg/1024px-Sir_William_Schlich07.jpg

Reference

None, Sir William Schlich, Public domain in the United States, 1892

Cite As

None, “Sir William Schlich,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 12, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/640.