He is an active youth leader in Extinction Rebellion, Netherlands, co-founder of Extinction Rebellion Wageningen, and committee member of Boerengroep while reading a premasters in International Land and Water Management at the WUR. During his upbringing in Johannesburg, South Africa and during his bachelor in Social Science (majoring in Politics and Philosophy from Cape Town University) Malik served as a committee member in the botanical and zoological student organization of Cape Town University. Malik has also headed Lintaka Zethu, an outreach project in the Phillipe township teaching students about the importance of ecology and biodiversity conservation from an African eco-philosophical viewpoint. Malik is also a committee member of the Palestinian solidarity forum in Cape Town as well as, the leftist students forum. For the South African biodiversity institute he contucted research on the U.N’s system of experimental ecosystem accounting (SEEA). Afterwards, he studied Agri-environmental Science in Dublin where he served on the committee of University College Dublin’s feminist organization (UCD for choice).
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