1000 Trees Planted To Fight Against Global Warming
Pekan, 5 September - Nations around the world are upping their game in the fight against climate change, so as Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). UMP have manage to pull the crowd of 1000 new students to plant sapling to combat the effect of global warming. Sapling from Kelat Jambu Laut and Ketapang species were planted at Laman Cendekia, under the myTREEvolution Integrated CSR project.
‘MyTreeVolution Programme, National Forest Restoration Project’ is an initiative project under the Fellow CEO@Faculty Programme 2.0, to address the environmental issue that need to be given attention due to the rapid development of this country. This project is a part of activities done in conjunction with Students Induction Week, (MINDS).
Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Industry & Community Network Department), Prof. Dr. Jamil Ismail said, UMP’s involvement in this programme is in line with university’s aspiration to create environmental awareness as well as making UMP a green campus for its community. Also in the attendance of this event were Assistant Director of Pahang State Forestry Deparment, Nurfazliza Kamarulbahrin and Director of Community Relation, Industry & Community Network Department, Ir. Dr. Nurul Hazlina Noordin.
“UMP’s involvement in this programme is very essential in achieving the goal of conserving the environment through tree planting activities. This activities could also convey the message on how important it is to conserve our national heritage to all walks of life. Besides, this activities also contribute to the ranking criteria of UI Greenmetric,” he elaborates further.
Meanwhile, according to myTREEvolution 2nd Secretary, who is also Fellow CEO @ Faculty Programme 2.0, Dr. Nurhidayah Azmy, all the planted sapling will be tagged and monitored every six month using a special application that can be access nationwide.