Revealing the Wonderful World of Biodiversity

By Ooi Kee Beng

January 2022 EDITORIAL
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FOR ONCE IN my life, let me quote from The Bible to make a weighty point of contrast. In Genesis 7:9, it is stated: "There went in two and two unto Noah into the Ark, the male & the female, as God had commanded Noah".The impossibility of getting a pair of all animals on Earth into the Ark within seven days of being alerted about the coming flood aside, what interests me in the tale about Noah is the narrow...

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Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His recent books include The Eurasian Core and its Edges: Dialogues with Wang Gungwu on the History of the World (ISEAS 2016). Homepage: