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
Penang Island City Nature Challenge 2019
Do each of the four (4) members in the group need to download the iNaturalist app? Yes, all four members must download the iNaturalist app and add themselves to the project called “Penang Intersecondary School City Nature Challenge 2019” in the app. 2. How do organizers identify the group members in iNaturalist app? The list of registered groups in the google form has been sent to respective teachers of each school. Students can update their iNaturalist username in the list or WhatsApp their name, school and iNaturalist username … [Read more...] about FAQs – Penang Island Intersecondary City Nature Challenge 2019
Today, students from all across Penang Islang will be documenting the flora and fauna all around them using the iNaturalist app. The enthusiastic response has outstripped our wildest expectations - competing today will be 610 groups from 32 schools! We wish everyone a wonderful day in nature and may the best team win! Learning about the biodiversity living within cities is a great way to build awareness of urban flora and fauna while engaging the public in ensuring its protection. The Habitat Penang Hill and the Habitat Foundation … [Read more...] about Penang Island students take up the City Nature Challenge with enthusiasm!
Come April 2019, people from more than 100 cities around the world will be engaged in a global competition to log the highest number of species observations around their homes, schools, and surrounding areas. The competition makes use of the citizen science iNaturalist application which anyone can download on their smartphones. The international City Nature Challenge has become a great platform to raise awareness of the biodiversity all around us and to cultivate sensitivity towards the need to keep this planet habitable for all life … [Read more...] about Penang Island takes on the cities of the world in the global City Nature Challenge in April 2019