A waterfall near high-rise apartments at Bukit Gambir, below and close to the site of an exclusive bungalow project on a hill-slope 110 metres above sea level, has turned murky. This photo was taken early yesterday morning.
A landslide near Halaman Bukit Gambir 1 after heavy rain toppled a 20-metre stretch of retaining wall and a section of fencing put up by a property developer. This is the area in question: View Larger Map
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.
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.