Thank you for your positive response to the anouncement that Dr Jane Goodall will be coming to Penang! This talk is open to the public and is co-organized by The Habitat Foundation and Roots & Shoots Malaysia with the support of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), School of Biological Sciences (USM), and Malaysian Primatological Society. Admission is free but it is important to register early as places are limited and will fill fast. Quotas are being assigned to ensure that there students from all the different schools in Penang have … [Read more...] about How to register
In these gloomy days when concern about climate change and biodiversity loss fill us with anxiety and despair, Dr Jane Goodall has been a beacon of hope. She reminds us not to give up and that we all have a responsibility to act now, and together, so we can make change happen. For the last 20 years, Jane has circled the globe tirelessly delivering her message to inspire environmental changemakers all over the world through her Roots & Shoots youth-led action programme. This November, she is visiting Penang for the first time to … [Read more...] about Reasons for Hope – Dr Jane Goodall in Penang
Penang Islanders join forces to prove that Penang Island deserves to be counted among the most biodiverse cities in the world. Come 26 - 29 April 2019, Penang will be among 150 cities around the world that will be engaged in a friendly global competition to see which cities can come up tops in terms of the number of observations made of native biodiversity. The international City Nature Challenge 2019 is both a celebration of the biodiversity in our backyards as well as the role citizen scientists can play in collecting data on … [Read more...] about The Penang Island City Nature Challenge is on!
On 21st March 2019, Penang State Exco for Environment, Welfare and Caring Society YB Phee Boon Poh was at the press conference to announce the winners of the Penang Island Intersecondary City Nature Challenge and to promote the Penang Island City Nature Challenge in April 2019. The Intersecondary CNC event which was held on 23 February 2019 was organized by The Habitat Penang Hill and The Habitat Foundation and attracted a record 2,440 secondary school students from over 32 schools. Students competed in teams of four to record the most … [Read more...] about Announcing the winners of the Penang Island Intersecondary City Nature Challenge 2019
The City Nature Challenge 2019 is made possible by the citizen science iNaturalist app which is a powerful global platform for nature experts and enthusiasts to share biodiversity records and to interact in real time. It is helping to nurture wide interest in nature and habitat protection. Be sure to visit their website to find out how it works. https://www.inaturalist.org/ Follow the above steps to get started. And don't forget to register on google forms because this will put you in the running for attractive Lucky Draw prizes as … [Read more...] about All you need to know about joining the Penang Island City Nature Challenge 2019