The deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Research, Innovation and Partnerships, Osun State University, Osogbo, Osun State, Prof.  Anthony Kola-Olusanya, will be delivering his inaugural lecture today.

His lecture, titled, ‘Saving Humanity And The Planet Earth: Humanity Must Rethink Its Development Trajectory,’ would explore sub-topics like an assessment of the human-induced environmental destruction; my place in the environmental crisis; ecological footprints and humanity; the humans tragedy of the commons, planetary boundaries and SDGs: implications for environmental sustainability; sustainable development, the SDGs and environmental sustainability; has the end come?: climate change and its consequences, the future “fire” and our present reality; building awareness for environmental understanding and sustainable development to mention a few.

Kola-Olusanya is a Professor of Environmental Sustainability in the Environmental Education Unit, STME Department, Osun State University, Osogbo. He had higher education at the Lagos State University, University of Ibadan, and the University of Toronto, where he obtained his Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD, respectively, specialising in Environmental Sustainability.

His research and teaching interests include human dimensions of environmental problems, environmental education sustainable development, corporate social responsibility and sustainability, resources and environmental management, indigenous environmental practices and management, qualitative and indigenous research methodology, disaster and risk management, as well as environmental impact assessment, socio-environmental issues arising from environmental degradation and climate change and resource-related violence.



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