Erkal, S. & Gürsoy, N.Importance of Environmental Education to Achievement of Sustainable Development. AWERProcedia Advances in Applied Sciences. AWERProcedia Advances in Applied Sciences. [Online]. 2013, 1, pp 1042-1045. Available from: 1043 1. Introduction In the present, the growing threat on the sustainability of natural resources and ecosystems on earth makes it necessary to deal with the environmental education process with a new point of view (1).