ABOUT RIVER ONLINE CAMP
River is essential to daily human life. It has many important usages such as source of drinking water, transportation mode, irrigating agriculture, energy generation, habitat for aquatic life, source of food, recreation as well as tourism place. By the year 2025 World Health Organization (WHO) has forecasted that half of the world’s population would be living in water-stressed areas. The effort to protect this essential resource should be continuously embarked to ensure its sustainability.
However, according to the Department of Environment (DOE), about 43% and 11% of rivers in Malaysia are categorized as slightly polluted and polluted, respectively. These alarming figures should be taken seriously. Therefore, camp aims to give information and awareness to participants on the river.