Friday, September 17, 2021

environment

A walk through the Kuala Langat forest reserve

The forest has long been home to the Temuan Orang Asli who obtain much of what they need from the trees and animals that live there.

Selangor to regazette Kuala Langat forest reserve

Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari says about 8% of the 1,326 acres will remain degazetted for the Orang Asli and the ECRL project.

Debunking 5 fake claims on the degazetted Kuala Langat forest

A pressure group refutes claims by the authorities including that the Kuala Langat forest reserve is degraded and not viable for conservation.

Green coalition slams Selangor, calls for boycott of development on forest clearings

It criticises Selangor for 'taking a step backwards' by converting forests into developments.

Beyond environmental concerns, Selangor could lose up to RM700 million in transfer of forest reserve

While some RM320 million in premium is expected, the land's value is estimated to be far more.

Some concerns about the proposed Kulim airport

It has huge potential to cause massive negative effects on the surrounding environment, if not properly planned, sited and executed.

Green group pans Selangor’s go-ahead to degazette forest reserve

Sahabat Alam Malaysia says this goes against Malaysia's international commitments and will take a toll on the environment.

Biden promises to make half of new cars electric by 2030, to combat climate change

In a reversal of Trump-era policies, Biden is making serious attempts to reduce emissions and counter the rise of China's car manufacturing.
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Saving Tasik Chini

This Unesco-recognised freshwater lake in Pahang has come under threat from mining and other activities, causing the Orang Asli community in the area to worry about their future.

The threat to Tasik Chini

Once known for its clear water and lush greenery, Tasik Chini is now under threat from mining and logging activities which have already changed much of its landscape and affected the lives of the Orang Asli in the area.

Military on standby to evacuate fire-threatened towns in western Canada

Roughly 1,000 people have already fled the wildfires in British Columbia, and authorities are searching for many who have gone missing.

Include us in Tasik Chini restoration efforts, say Orang Asli

They say they have lived in the area for generations.

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