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Day: April 30, 2021

Lead exposure in children

  Lead is a naturally occurring heavy metal, often used in industry. It can be dispersed widely in the environment through contamination of water, dust, soil, and paints. Young children are most at risk from lead. Lead exposure can affect a child's mental and physical development. Lead can affect anyone, but children under five years of age are at greater risk as they tend to put their hands...
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What’s happening on the hills in Batu Ferringhi?

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Penang state and local authorities to check on the hill land clearing in Batu Ferringhi, off Persiaran Sungai Emas 3 here.  SAM’s field investigation upon receiving a complaint revealed that the hill slope here is being terraced, most probably for agriculture purposes. The complainant had sent us screenshots from the Google Earth app which clearly showed...
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