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Earth Day 2021 | Restore Our Earth

IUB
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The Department of Environmental Science and Management, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), and Green Planet Club (GPC) jointly organized an online webinar on April 22nd on the occasion of Earth Day 2021. This year’s Earth Day with the theme ‘Restore Our Earth’ focuses on the natural process, renewable energy, and innovative thinking for restoring the world’s ecosystem through our actions. The speakers for the event were Professor Sabir Bin Muzaffar from United Arab Emirates University, Associate Professor Dr. Samiya Selim from University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh and Dr. Richard Storey, a Postdoctoral Researcher at Kathmandu University. The speakers were introduced and the welcome address was delivered by Dr. K. Ayaz Rabbani, Head of the Department of Environmental Science and Management, SELS of IUB.
The webinar was hosted on StreamYard and was broadcasted Live on Facebook, to ensure that it was open for all in order to raise mass awareness regarding ways to restore our environment. Throughout the event, the speakers shared their fascinating experiences on their fields of expertise, the various wildlife and natural resources of our planets and how it can be restored through proper management, awareness and monitoring. There were discussions on the seabirds of the Atlantic, the wildlife and coastal ecology of Bangladesh, the freshwater Lakes of Pokhara Valley, Nepal and many more. The speakers also highlighted how young people can contribute to restoring our Earth through increased Environmental Education, volunteerism and social media platforms. The entire webinar is available on the following link: https://fb.watch/51jW9H7QMD/.