SBC to host virtual webinar on Biodiversity Conservation and its Management

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The Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) will be hosting an online webinar entitled ‘Biodiversity Conservation and its Management’ on 24 June 2021, 3.00pm via Zoom. The webinar will be delivered by Emeritus Professor Dato’ Dr Abdul Latiff bin Mohamad, a pioneer in the research of plant taxonomy and conservation biology in Malaysia.
Professor Latiff has received many awards in recognition of his contribution to plant taxonomy and biodiversity research. Among the prestigious recognitions he received was the Merdeka Awards (Environment) in 2014. Over the years, he has published more than 600 scientific articles and proceedings about biodiversity, plant taxonomy and ecology. He has been appointed as a Member, Chairman and President, Board of Trustees of WWF Malaysia from year 2002 - 2018. He is also a Member of Malaysian Forestry Research & Development Board, FRIM and currently serves as Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and Fellow, Academy Science Malaysia.
The webinar aims to share insight on Biodiversity Conservation and its Management in Malaysia and the implementation of strategies for effective management of Biodiversity. He will address the sustainable development and management of biodiversity in line with Malaysia's strategies to create a high impact on socio-economic growth. The webinar will also highlight future challenges in Biodiversity Conservation and Management.

Those interested in the webinar can register via Zoom at or log on to SBC’s official Facebook page at The webinar will be streamed live on SBC’s official Facebook page and social media users are encouraged to “like or follow” SBC’s official Facebook page for the latest updates and information.

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