Using USM as a Garden for Studying Nature

By Noor Adelyna Mohammed Akib (Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia)

January 2022 VOICES OF USM
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UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM) introduced in 2001-2002 the concept of "University in the Garden" to explore the mutual cohabitation between humans and the campus environment as a vital component in the global ecology. Interestingly, the UN in 2021 also launched a similar initiative with its first-ever online campaign to celebrate International Biological Diversity Day, under the theme "Our solutions are in nature".A few years later, in 2008, then-USM's vice-chancellor Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak initiated the EcoHub@USM. This "green jewel"...

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Noor Adelyna Mohammed Akib (Centre for Global Sustainability Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia)


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