CAP: Eating meat brings misery and destroys health and planet earth

November 25th is observed as Meatless Day worldwide. On this occasion, the Consumers Association of Penang calls on Malaysians to substantially reduce and where possible avoid eating meat for the benefit of our health and environment. Rising prosperity has allowed people throughout the world to eat more meat and Malaysia is no exception. Our per …

NGOs Shocked by Logging Activities in Greater Ulu Muda Forest

Several non-governmental organisations (listed below) are shocked to learn about recent occurrences of deforestation activities in a forest reserve in the Greater Ulu Muda Forest. According to satellite images, between May and November 2020, some 87 acres (0.35 sq. kilometres) of natural forest near to Tasik Ahning, in the Bukit Keramat Forest Reserve have been …

Promptly Identify Cause Of Oil Spill In Penang Waters

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) calls on Department of Environment (DOE) and the Penang state authorities to take immediate action to identify the cause of the oil spill that occurred in the waters off Penang Island early this morning. It is estimated that about two kilometres of coastline near the Paramount fishing shed were polluted due …

Using Scents To Manipulate and Sell

One department store in Japan use smells proven to induce a sense of dread in their complaints department. Intimidated through scent, an irate customer is more likely to accept the complaint officer’s explanations and leave the store without a refund! Marketers have spent millions of dollars on “AROMACOLOGY”, the study of how smell affects behaviour. …