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The sandy coast of the scenic Bangau Beach in Kudat, Sabah, will look very different soon. A new sand mining facility will occupy all the space to the right of the river. (Chen Yih Wen)

Locals protest sand mining in Sabah

The project is part of a RM2 billion Chinese investment favoured by the state government. But locals complain they were not sufficiently consulted and worry about the potential health impact.

A compiled photo of a satellite image of forests in Bukit Ibam, Pahang, cleared for oil palm, and a photo of a tiger pawprint found there in 2020.

Destroying Tiger Habitat in Pahang Despite Promises

Another tiger and elephant habitat in Pahang has been approved to be turned into an oil palm plantation. But if they wish to spare the forest, there are profitable alternatives for the state government and developer. Part 2 of 3.

In Pahang, logging (right) on YP Olio Sdn Bhd’s 8,498 ha land stops at a blockade set up by Orang Asli. (YH Law)

Cutting the Chini-Bera Forests for Oil Palm that Can’t Sell

YP Olio Sdn Bhd has just received approval from the Department of Environment to turn a sprawling forest in Pahang into oil palm. But evidence suggests the plantation will fail to get mandatory certification and license. So, why cut the forest? Part 1 of 3.

垃圾岛是污染的马来西亚的缩影

管理不善的垃圾堆积,压得岛屿不胜重负,为马来西亚的污染问题敲响了警钟。本故事是 Macaranga #TanahAir Special Project报道系列之一。

Pulau Sampah Petanda Malaysia Tercemar

Ditimbuni sampah yang tidak diurus dengan baik, pulau di Malaysia memberi amaran tentang tahap pencemaran di dalam negara. Artikel ini sebahagian daripada #TanahAir, Projek Khas Macaranga.

填海造地是通往生态灾害的途径

森林砍伐一直被视为是对马来西亚生态系统最大的威胁,但填海造地却是一种静悄悄的破坏力量。本故事是 Macaranga的 #TanahAir Special Project报导系列之一。

The sandy coast of the scenic Bangau Beach in Kudat, Sabah, will look very different soon. A new sand mining facility will occupy all the space to the right of the river. (Chen Yih Wen)

Locals protest sand mining in Sabah

The project is part of a RM2 billion Chinese investment favoured by the state government. But locals complain they were not sufficiently consulted and worry about the potential health impact.

A compiled photo of a satellite image of forests in Bukit Ibam, Pahang, cleared for oil palm, and a photo of a tiger pawprint found there in 2020.

Destroying Tiger Habitat in Pahang Despite Promises

Another tiger and elephant habitat in Pahang has been approved to be turned into an oil palm plantation. But if they wish to spare the forest, there are profitable alternatives for the state government and developer. Part 2 of 3.

In Pahang, logging (right) on YP Olio Sdn Bhd’s 8,498 ha land stops at a blockade set up by Orang Asli. (YH Law)

Cutting the Chini-Bera Forests for Oil Palm that Can’t Sell

YP Olio Sdn Bhd has just received approval from the Department of Environment to turn a sprawling forest in Pahang into oil palm. But evidence suggests the plantation will fail to get mandatory certification and license. So, why cut the forest? Part 1 of 3.

垃圾岛是污染的马来西亚的缩影

管理不善的垃圾堆积,压得岛屿不胜重负,为马来西亚的污染问题敲响了警钟。本故事是 Macaranga #TanahAir Special Project报道系列之一。

Pulau Sampah Petanda Malaysia Tercemar

Ditimbuni sampah yang tidak diurus dengan baik, pulau di Malaysia memberi amaran tentang tahap pencemaran di dalam negara. Artikel ini sebahagian daripada #TanahAir, Projek Khas Macaranga.

填海造地是通往生态灾害的途径

森林砍伐一直被视为是对马来西亚生态系统最大的威胁,但填海造地却是一种静悄悄的破坏力量。本故事是 Macaranga的 #TanahAir Special Project报导系列之一。

The dubious means by which tarantulas end up in scientists’ hands is cause for alarm.

Tarantula - Simoroxigorum birupes (Photo: Chien C. Lee)
Tarantula - Simoroxigorum birupes (Photo: Chien C. Lee)

What is Malaysia's new government doing in terms of reform in conservation policy and laws?

A Malaysian Environmental Journalism Site