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Day: October 25, 2023

Wildlife protection needs a good plan and political will

The mid-term review of the 12th Malaysia Plan that promises increased protection for endangered species in Malaysia is welcomed by the Consumer's Association of Penang (CAP). We are in favour of the proposal which would involve enlarging protected areas, getting the involvement of local communities, stepping up enforcement operations to combat wildlife crimes, expansion of marine protected areas...
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Lead and lead compounds have been used in a wide variety of products found in and around our homes, including paint, ceramics, pipes and plumbing materials, solders, gasoline, batteries, ammunition and cosmetics. Lead is particularly dangerous to children because their growing bodies absorb more lead than adults do and their brains and nervous systems are more sensitive to the damaging effects...
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Lynas operating licence: SAM disappointed with government’s U-turn

Sahabat Alam Malaysia is most disappointed to learn about the MADANI government's latest decision with regard to extending Lynas’s operations till March 2026. We are baffled by the U-turn made by the government from its earlier decision. The government must explain why the change of heart, when earlier, it was concerned about the radioactive component of the company’s activities. According...
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