|Aspiring towards the highest possible quality of life, planning within Iskandar Malaysia encompasses the protection of natural resources, agriculture lands, preservation of public and private open spaces along with the continued dedication of parkland and recreational facilities.|
These resources contain a fragile ecological environment that sustain biodiversity and provide valuable benefits and amenities that are critical in sustaining life. Iskandar Malaysia shall be a Land of Nature, Parks and Gardens where 23,158 hectares of land area have been dedicated to the greenery of Iskandar Malaysia.
|The Greenery Plan for Iskandar Malaysia|
Iskandar Malaysia's Greenery Plan Framework is guided by four basic principles:
|Green Initiative Objectives|
The green community initiative seeks to establish the following objectives to help guide its efforts and measure its success.
|Energy efficient building or better known as green building is the practice of increasing the efficiency in which buildings use resources — energy, water, and materials — while reducing building impacts on human health and the environment during the building's lifecycle, through better siting, design, construction, operation, maintenance and removal.|
The locations of 3 of Malaysia’s 6 Ramsar sites in Iskandar Malaysia, gives IM a unique position in the eyes of the world, because these areas are internationally recognised as wetlands of international standing. What makes the Johor Ramsar sites unique is the concentration of some 25 species of mangroves in all 3 sites, which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. ... read more