Archive for ‘Ancaman’

4 March, 2015

Sabah dan Selangor merupakan negeri terbaik dalam penjagaan hutan

KUALA LUMPUR – Seorang penyelidik lapangan Sahabat Alam Sekitar (SAM) hari ini mendakwa Kelantan dikenal pasti sebagai negeri paling teruk dalam penjagaan hutan di Malaysia.

Penyelidik berkenaan Meor Razak Meor Abdul Rahman mendakwa keluasan hutan simpan kekal yang ditebang untuk dijadikan hutan ladang di negeri itu adalah terbesar di negara ini.

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29 June, 2012

Where is the balance? Environment vs Development

Published: Fri, 29 Jun 2012

In a conference on sustainable forestry held recently, the deputy director-general of the Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia, Datuk Nik Mohd Shah, said Malaysia targets to maintain at least 50 per cent forest cover in each state but Selangor – the most developed state in the country – only has 30 per cent forest cover due to rapid development pressure.

“Very often, for the sake of development, and in this case, infrastructural development, trees, especially older and bigger trees, are often removed without much consideration on their functions, especially to the local climate.

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15 June, 2012

Lembah Klang pada hari ini telah melebihi bacaan API 100

KUALITI UDARA KURANG SIHAT

Kualiti udara beberapa kawasan di Lembah Klang pada hari ini telah melebihi bacaan API 100, iaitu tahap kurang sihat.

Punca jerebu yang ini adalah pembakaran yang berlaku di Sumatra, Indonesia, akibat musim kering dan panas. Mengikut pemantauan saya, peningkatan yang mendadak telah berlaku.

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6 June, 2012

Geran ‘Selangorku’ RM5 Juta Diperuntuk Pelihara Alam Sekitar

PETALING JAYA 5 JUN : Kerajaan Negeri Selangor memperuntukkan RM5 juta dalam ‘Geran Selangorku’ pada tahun ini bagi melaksanakan pemeliharaan dan aktiviti penjagaan alam sekitar di negeri ini.

Exco Pelancongan, Hal Ehwal Pengguna dan Alam Sekitar, Elizabeth Wong berkata, geran alam sekitar diberi kepada badan bukan kerajaan (NGO) dan persatuan-persatuan dalam melaksanakan program yang dirancang berkaitan alam sekitar.

“Jadi fasa pertama, Kerajaan Negeri telah memberi lebih RM250,000 kepada NGO-NGO terbabit.

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29 May, 2012

Flush away the problem

By TAN CHENG LI star2green@thestar.com.my

Big plans are ahead to reduce sewage contamination in Sungai Klang.

EFFLUENT from sewage treatment plants has been singled out as a major river polluter. Just by sheer numbers alone, sewage treatment plants make up 49% (10,025 facilities) of the total number of water pollution sources found in the country.

In comparison, manufacturing industries make up 44.5% (9,069 sources), according to the Environmental Quality Report 2010 by the Department of Environment.

Lake of filth: The Sri Johor flood detention pond in Bandar Tasik Permaisuri in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, not only holds excess water, but plenty of trash, too.

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23 May, 2012

Comments to DOE on KLORR by YB Elizabeth Wong

Date: 3rd Feb 2012

Dear Puan Halimah bt Hassan, Ketua Pengarah, Jabatan Alam Sekitar,

I hope this email finds you well. Below you will find some general comments on the Detailed EIA (DEIA) for the Kuala Lumpur Outer Ring Road (KLORR) followed by more specific comments and criticisms. I hope that these will help facilitate a constructive decision by the DOE and its review panel.

In general, the DEIA was found to be lacking in a number of areas.

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16 May, 2012

More laws are needed to protect sharks

SAHABAT Alam Malaysia (SAM) notes with concern the views by fishermen and restaurant operators who are opposed to the shark ban in Sabah.

These groups are against the amendment to the Fisheries Act 1985 to make shark fishing illegal.

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13 May, 2012

Sawmill in Jalan Cheras sealed

Story and photos by STUART MICHAEL metro@thestar.com.my

AN ILLEGAL sawmill in Jalan Cheras, which has been operating for two years, has been sealed by the Selangor Forestry Department.

The officers from the department conducted a raid on Thursday and found that the sawmill had not submitted documents for licences.

Activity halted: A lorry laden with logs going to the illegal sawmill in Cheras. Inset: The workers waiting for their permits to be checked by the authorities.

The owner’s son, known only as Kiong, said they would be applying for the licence within a week,

The department’s assistant director (Enforcement), Mohd Yussainy Md Yusop, said the sawmill employed 12 Bangladeshi workers, including an operations manager, who was paid RM3,000 a month.

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10 May, 2012

Stop Nuclear Power Plants in Malaysia – Sign Petition

Sign the petition: This petition is supported by the Malaysian Coalition Against Nuclear (MY-CAN)

[PETITION ONLY OPEN TO MALAYSIAN CITIZENS – Please sign only once. If you have signed the hard copy of this petition, you need not sign this again.]

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8 May, 2012

MYCAT Tracks 2010-2011 report

2010-2011

Implementation of the National Tiger Conservation Action Plan in 2010 and 2011.

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