April 16, 2019Malaysia’s Wildlife and National Parks Department is on the front lines of the struggle to stop poachers and smugglers from driving our wildlife into extinction. Its director-general speaks exclusively to The Star about measures he is taking to stem the tide.
February 13, 2019The latest estimates say there is no question that the Malayan tiger the animal that graces Malaysia’s coat of arms, that is the badge of our national football team, Harimau Malaya, is on the brink of extinction.
January 27, 2019Malaysia not only struggles with disposing of its own plastic rubbish safely but is also importing plastic wastes from other countries. What gives, wonders Human Writes columnist Mangai Balasegaram.
December 22, 2018At a vital meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – COP24, in short – the Malaysian delegation is seeking funding to reduce carbon emissions in the country.
December 21, 2018Worldwide Holdings Berhad's Waste-To-Energy treatment system is about waste recycling to produce green energy. Phase one of the billion-ringgit Malaysian project will convert 1,000 tonnes of waste into 25 megawatts of power every day!
December 11, 2018In Indonesia, the town of Surabaya’s go-green efforts include bus travel that passengers ‘pay’ for in used plastic water bottles or cups. It has proven so popular that extra services are planned.
December 9, 2018Why are there still debates about climate change? Why are we not actually already doing something concrete about the most pressing problem the world is facing, wonders Big Smile, No Teeth columnist Jason Godfrey.