Close-up images of the illegal and scandalous destruction of Bukit Gambir, Penang, in full view of the authorities. This project is for exclusive luxury bungalows on the hill-top.
More photos of Bukit Gambir taken by a couple of concerned Penang residents.
I took these disturbing photos of the environmental destruction on Bukit Gambir from the Penang Bridge on 17 May 2013 as I approached the island.
The naturalist, author, comedian and actor Bill Oddie presents his take on a new invasive species – the banker, in this video produced by Global Witness, also featured in The Guardian.
Watch what happens when a visionary mayor, Jaime Lerner (now retired), sets about transforming the city of Curitiba, Brazil, into a model of sustainable development and urban planning.
The Penang Forum Steering Committee and the Consumers Association of Penang have both released statements opposing the road-based tunnel project.
The new pope has explained why he chose the name Francis: St Francis of Assisi (1181/82-1226) was “the man of the poor. The man of peace. The man who loved and cared for creation – and in this moment we don’t have such a great relationship with creation.”
A few nagging questions cropped up when I read an online news report about the Pakatan leadership’s latest position on the Lynas rare earth refinery.