He was inaugurating and speaking Youth Association Mysore Zoo. Banoth called upon the people to participate in the movement for environmental protection as such measures are necessary to maintain ecological balance.
He said exploitation of nature due to human greed to fulfill selfish goals would result in its destruction and was against the goals of sustainable development.
Pointing out that environmental protection is essential for future generations, he asked people to get rid of selfishness to protect environment. He wanted children and youth to take the lead in protecting the environment and protecting its flora and fauna and biodiversity.
Zoo Director D Mahesh Kumar was present.