500 RESIDENTS OF JENIANG THREATENED BY FLASH FLOODS: CAP

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) calls for the Kedah Government and the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (JPS) to investigate and take immediate action to solve flash flood problems that is being faced by more than 500 residents of Kuala Muda district at Jeniang. The problem involving Kampung Batu 8, 9 and 10 has …

Government must stand firm in asking Lynas to ship out all its radioactive and hazardous wastes

Sahabat Alam Malaysia and the Consumers Association of Penang support the decision of the government to ask the Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd to remove and dispose of its accumulated 451,464 metric tonnes of radioactive waste. In our view the radioactive waste should be exported by Lynas to Australia because the raw materials that are processed …

Rehab – best left to hands of experts  

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) is shocked at the manner in which procedures to move a pair of gibbons  led to a three day stand-off. While there are local, regional, and federal laws that  prohibit the public from having  a wild animal in their possession, even while temporarily caring for it with the intention of release, wildlife rehabilitators or care …

Don’t Delay Anymore Ban Trawl Nets to Save Fisheries Resources

1. Fisheries resources in Malaysia is now in the verge of severe devastation. SAM and JARING are raising our concerns about the deterioration of fishery resources because of massive destruction to marine ecosystems as well as decline in certain species of fish such as pomfret, grouper and snapper that are becoming increasingly scarce. Research findings …