Every Drop Counts: Malaysians will need to Wise up about Water

Every Drop Counts: Malaysians will need to Wise up about Water

Malaysia is a country blessed with natural resources – minerals, forests, fertile soils. Yet one of its resources is a substance that, thanks to the sheer abundance of it, many locals tend to take for granted: water. The nation’s total coastline runs for a whopping 4,675 kilometers, making Malaysia home…

A Ray of Hope: Malaysia’s Forests are Slowly Growing

A Ray of Hope: Malaysia’s Forests are Slowly Growing

It’s easy to get despondent about the state of the environment – and not without good cause. Many natural habitats are increasingly threatened, many species have been driven to the edge of extinction, and environmental pollution has continued unabated. But now here is some good news: Malaysian forests are doing…

Saving Polar Ice Caps can Start right at Home for Malaysians

Saving Polar Ice Caps can Start right at Home for Malaysians

Global warming, as the phenomenon’s very name suggests, affects all people around the planet in one way or another. Greenhouse gases exacerbate adverse climatic trends worldwide.  Temperature and weather fluctuations wreak havoc with natural environments. Most alarmingly, polar ice caps are melting, thereby exposing low-lying lands located close to shores…

How Malaysia’s Environmental Challenges are Inspiring Sustainability

How Malaysia’s Environmental Challenges are Inspiring Sustainability

Malaysia’s environment is in a fix.  Its ancient jungles, teeming seas and varied tropical landscapes make it the world’s twelfth-most biodiverse region on the planet, but the nation’s economy has grown from the destruction of these ecosystems. This hungry economy has seen Malaysia’s beautiful trees, exotic animals and hills full…

The Invention That Could Solve Waste Management in Malaysia

The Invention That Could Solve Waste Management in Malaysia

Malaysia’s landfills are spilling over, its recycling rates are low and the country is making more trash than its infrastructure can handle, but an environmental waste management company has an idea that could solve all these problems at once. SP Multitech is a company providing environmental waste management in Malaysia. …

The Negawatt Revolution:  A call for Sustainable Living in Malaysia

The Negawatt Revolution: A call for Sustainable Living in Malaysia

A grassroots, volunteer-based effort bent on saving electricity in Malaysia is shedding light on the country’s need to think about responsible energy consumption.  Called The Negawatt Revolution, it is a movement to instill sustainable habits in the minds of Malaysian citizens. For a long time, ten-year Malaysian resident and Negawatt…

Comprehensive New Protections Announced for Orangutans in Malaysia

Comprehensive New Protections Announced for Orangutans in Malaysia

Chief Minister of Malaysian state Sarawak, Adenan Bin Satem, recently announced detailed plans to protect critically endangered orangutans and other wildlife under his jurisdiction. Video of Chief Minister announcing protections. Sarawak, Eastern Malaysia has been the scene of great environmental destruction for many years. Considered one of the 12 most…