عنوان مقاله [English]
Social capital is considered by researchers as an explanatory variable in various social, political and economic issues. On the other hand, the Urmia Lake crisis has become an environmental and operational challenge during the last decade. In this study, considering the importance of the issue of social capital in human and social studies, its relation with farmers' desire to revive Lake Urmia has been addressed .In order to study the various components of social capital on farmers' tendency to help restore Lake Urmia, a questionnaire related to the elements of trust, coherence, participation and tendency was designed and completed field by farmers. Data were analyzed by SPSS software. The results show that the level of social participation is more important than the other two components, although the effect of the component of trust and coherence is significant and significant. The results show that by increasing one unit to the percentage of social capital of 0.34%, it increases the willingness of people to participate in the settlement of Urumia Lake crisis. The results of the factor analysis of the component of social participation is statistically indicative of a good model (CFI=0/88). Lack of attention to social participation in solving the Urumia Lake crisis as a social, human, environmental, economic, and political and climate crisis will have irreparable consequences in all human and environmental spheres of life. It is also necessary to evaluate the concept of trust and coherence of individuals and ways to increase these dimensions of social capital.