World Environment Day: Connecting People to Nature
Held each year in a unique and significant location within Malaysia, the conference offers eye-opening experiences to inculcate a sense of environmental stewardship among students and urge them to care for the planet. IESC 2016 took place in Sandakan, Sabah - home of many endangered species such as Orangutan, Sun Bear, Proboscis Monkeys, Hornbill, and many other flora and fauna.
This World Environment Day, we find ourselves a bit disconnected with nature. Most of us live in the concrete jungle, we spend a lot of time in cars or glued to our chairs staring at the computer screens and we spend very little time outdoors. Some of us know very little of our relationship with the health of the ecosystem. “Connecting People to Nature
” is the theme of this year’s celebration which echoes the International Eco-Schools Conference’s (IESC) aspiration, an annual event brought by WWF-Malaysia.
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For more information, please contact:
Senior Communications Officer of Education for Sustainable Development Programme, WWF-Malaysia