Saturday, 8 August 2020
This is something to check out. A visitor who had just been to Aceh told me today that someone over there mentioned an "oil spill" had taken place. So I looked it up online and found reports of a...
...pinch your nose. The beach was so stinky today, complains one Penang resident who took an afternoon stroll today. "It's upsetting," she adds. "It was a hot afternoon and it was low tide. Not sure if it has anything to do...
A Teluk Bahang resident today was alarmed when he noticed the coastal waters along northwestern Penang Island, from Teluk Bahang to Batu Ferringhi, looking distinctly murky this evening. "It was very murky, sooty, oily looking dark-coloured water," said the...
So it is not just farmed fish grown in the sea off the coast of northern Penang Island that have died. Wild fish too have perished along the Teluk Bahang shore. What have we learned so far: Prof Aileen Tan of...
Why is it taking so long to find out what is really causing the problem off the northern coast of Penang Island? Why are only farmed fish being affected? Because...