September 9, 2019When the G7 countries met recently in Paris, they discussed the big issue on everyone’s minds: the ongoing burning of the Amazon rainforest in a series of devasting fires.
Naturally, you’d hope some inspiring climate leadership would emerge when Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States meet. But nothing...
August 27, 2019Equipped with fishing rods and thick gloves, a group of people peers into the water from one of the many boats that line Amsterdam’s famous canals. But it’s not fish they’re hunting on their cruise along one of the Dutch capital’s most famous tourist attractions – it’s plastic.
August 22, 2019One of the biggest international conferences on conservation issues was held in Malaysia for the first time. At the end of it, the Kuala Lumpur Declaration was made, emphasising that species extinction is a global catastrophe.
July 16, 2019Why do Malaysians persist in dumping waste willy-nilly? Does it all come down to dollars and a lack of sense? Legal landfills are filling up, so what do we do with it all – besides dumping it anywhere we want, heedlessly.
May 24, 2019Long before conservation became a buzzword, one man worked to protect Malaysia's marine biodiversity. When Kevin Hiew began his task he was met with misunderstanding and even open hostility.
May 21, 2019Here is one novel way for Malaysians to reduce our waste footprint: Give up on the idea – gasp! – of owning anything. Maria Antikainen of Finland’s VTT Technical Research Centre is confident this can be done.
May 21, 2019At this unusual market, you won't find single-use disposable plastic bags. Or even plastic bottles of shampoo because you're expected to bring your own glass bottle if you want to buy shampoo. Welcome to the zero waste lifestyle.
May 21, 2019We’re picking up trash, we’re trying for zero waste, we’re sharing food instead of throwing it away ... are Malaysians finally getting serious about dealing with the mountains of trash we generate?
March 3, 2019The KAZA project is the largest cross-border natural reserve on the planet. But the fight for conservation in some of the poorest regions of southern Africa has many challenges, including finding the right balance between tourism and wildlife protection.
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.
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!