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Possibilities of using social network as a source of knowledge about nature and forest

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Social networks are becoming an inseparable element of spending free time by contemporary society. Few people are aware of the possibilities of using this phenomenon for educational purposes. Based on the results of the research, it was found that the use of this form of education not only increases the level of knowledge of nature, but also motivates for various activities, such as the use of nature-forest tourism or the use of gifts of nature, including in herbal medicine. The development of social networking sites opens up many educational opportunities, thanks to which it can become a good tool to make the society aware of issues related to nature and forest management.
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93
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113-120
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  • Faculty of Forestry in Hajnówka, Bialystok University of Technology 1A Piłsudskiego Str., 17-200 Hajnówka, Poland
  • Faculty of Forestry in Hajnówka, Bialystok University of Technology 1A Piłsudskiego Str., 17-200 Hajnówka, Poland
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