International Mother Earth Day is celebrated worldwide on the 22nd of April to support the environmental protection and to recognize the saviours of mother nature. This year the theme is “Protect our species” and has a focus on saving species which are on the verge of extinction due to climate change, deforestation, pollution and illegal poaching.
Roland Husson is the Counsellor for cooperation and cultural affairs, French Embassy in Malaysia. Although a career diplomat he is not new to media industry. He served as the Head of Public Service Broadcasting Service of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. From 2010-2014 he served as the Deputy Director of Audio-Visual Policy under the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.
John Nery is an Associate Editor and Opinion Columnist at the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the largest newspaper in the Philippines; from 2014 to 2017, he also served as editor in chief of its digital affiliate, Inquirer.net, in a concurrent capacity. He is is the author of "Revolutionary Spirit." Nieman 2012.