Can it be business as usual for us? Why weren't King Tides a big problem before? What has changed? What kind of impact will it have on all that land reclamation taking place around us. Already, parts of the...
We mess around with Nature at our peril. This apparently happened in the last 24 hours near Gurney Drive in Penang where extensive land reclamation is being carried out. That barge was carrying rocks believed to be from the Lumut...
On a weekend this time. This tree along Jalan Lembah Permai is the latest to be chopped down. This is what it looked like before: Was MBPP permission given for this tree to be cut down? How many more...
Flash floods struck South East Penang Island last night, on the same day when 60-70 Penangites participated in George Town in solidarity with a Global Climate March ahead of climate talks in Paris beginning today. The crowd at the...
Penangites will be participating in a global climate march organised by avaaz.org tomorrow in George Town ahead of global climate talks in Paris. The march, which will be part of the weekly Occupy Beach Street, is supported by the...
Are you surprised by the floods in the East Coast and Sarawak? Don't be. Apart from climate change resulting in almost double the rainfall in December in the East Coast, the extent of deforestation is breathtaking in its sheer...
This excerpt from the Malay Mail is revealing: (Senior meteorologist) Mohd Hisham noted that most of the weather stations on the east coast have recorded almost double the regular amount of rainfall for December. “It was supposed to be 500...
Thanks to blog visitor tunglang for designing this poster to encourage people to do their bit to chip in.
What will it take to convince us that tackling climate change (aggravated by deforestation) should be a national priority in the coming year? Last year was notable for the number of environmental crises that struck us. 1. The unusual and...
The blotches in red indicate forest loss from 2000 to 2012. Add in climate change and the urge to pour concrete and tar on any green space we can get hold of ... and do we really have to...

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