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Dolphins frolic in fishing waters threatened by Penang reclamation

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Dolphins frolic in fishing waters threatened by Penang reclamation

It’s almost as if they are popping up in Teluk Kumbar in southern Penang Island to highlight the threat to marine biodiversity that the massive land reclamation projects pose. Penang is ground zero of the reclamation madness and greed that has swept across the west coast of peninsula Malaysia – the other affected areas being Langkawi, Malacca and Johor.

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BobaFett
BobaFett
2 May 2021 11.54am

Good news for Penang FC fans.
Penang thrashed Terengganu!

Ray
Ray
2 May 2021 9.37am

Penang FC thrashed Terengganu FC 4-1 on Saturday night to be top 3 in Msia Super League.

May be the mascot of Penang FC should be the Dolphin ss there is no Panther being sighted?

Penang football supporters are now cheering gor the state and we should witness more wearing club jerseys on the streets now.

Salim Muin
Salim Muin
30 Apr 2021 2.24pm

Overfishing has depleted fish population.
Even dolphins cannot find enough food soon. Eat less meat and fish to save the earth natural resources.

shrik
shrik
5 May 2021 6.56pm
Reply to  Salim Muin

No wonder dolphins are fighting with peng land kia and eat up all the fishes . Why fishermen dont complain that dolphins have been eating all the sea fishes?

BobaFett
BobaFett
14 May 2021 10.33am
Reply to  Salim Muin

Former councillor with the Seberang Perai City Council Joshua Woo has slammed state PAS chief Muhammad Fauzi Yusuf, telling the latter to get his facts right when criticising the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. https://www.thevibes.com/articles/news/23919/get-your-facts-right-in-slamming-psr-project-ex-councillor-tells-pas Studies by experts on 7,800 marine species have concluded that nearly 90% of fish stocks were either fully fished or overfished in the Penang sea. Overfishing had become so critical that in 2015, the Penang Fisheries Department had to restrict the issuance of licences to fishing vessels, reducing them by 30%. Pollution by the fishing sector also affects marine ecology as the biggest plastics polluter… Read more »

BobaFett
BobaFett
29 Apr 2021 9.41am

Nature lovers will appreciate this Earth Day message by Dr. Jane Goodall, founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace as she reflects on the state of our planet and the actions we must each take to create a better future for all.

BobaFett
BobaFett
15 May 2021 3.43pm

“Breaking Boundaries” tells the story of the most important scientific discovery of our time – that humanity has pushed Earth beyond the boundaries that have kept Earth stable for 10,000 years, since the dawn of civilisation.

Netflix – 4 Jun 2021

BobaFett
BobaFett
13 May 2021 8.18am

Selamat Hari Raya to all readers.

Selamat from Covid-19. Duduk rumah, Jangan ke Sana ke Sini, sampai ke ICU!

Kim Poh Poh
Kim Poh Poh
12 May 2021 11.50pm

Senior Americans find it very affordable to move and reside in Penang.

https://youtu.be/Pb6b_2zMhE0

https://youtu.be/psv9A37HHPs

Accomodation, Food and Healthcare are damm cheap because US$ 4 times valuable than ringgit.

Also they can include frolic dolphins as an added attraction.

More Ang Mohs in Penang can inevitably drive cost of livings to locals?

shrik
shrik
25 May 2021 10.43pm
Reply to  Kim Poh Poh

Why not ask why ringgit is now so small instead? Even smaller than Thai land. No wonder all the kampong bullock carts have disappeared. Our 50 cents are no linger like bullock cart wheels.

BobaFett
BobaFett
8 May 2021 11.05am

Science is being manipulated and undermined to sway opinion and create doubt. What are the mechanisms behind it all?

Today many people trust their religious beliefs over science in matters pertaining to Covid-19, praying instead of vaccination?

BobaFett
BobaFett
4 May 2021 2.57pm

Please check first before enrolling for courses in local ‘university’, as the accreditation could have been revoked by the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA).

https://www.thevibes.com/articles/education/26056/students-take-limkokwing-university-to-task-over-unaccredited-courses

Kim Poh Poh
Kim Poh Poh
4 May 2021 8.38am
BobaFett
BobaFett
4 May 2021 6.28pm
Reply to  Kim Poh Poh

This US couple enjoyed their 1-month stay in Penang during RMCO in 2020:

BobaFett
BobaFett
8 May 2021 10.51am
Reply to  BobaFett

Watch this update from the Snail Travelers, whether they will live in Malaysia, pros and cons:

BobaFett
BobaFett
29 Apr 2021 3.41pm

Dolphins can sometimes unfortunately be the victims of fishermen’s net

Kim Poh Poh
Kim Poh Poh
14 May 2021 9.07pm

No new sighting of dolphins now.

Dolphins r smart creatures they stay home stay away from virus.

May fellow readers do stay at home as mutated covid19 virus r seriouly fast n furious.

Also wish Anil n family in good health.

BobaFett
BobaFett
5 May 2021 11.24am

Anil

Have you registered for vaccination?

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