UN: Coral Reefs will be experiencing annual Mass Bleaching

UN: Coral Reefs will be experiencing annual Mass Bleaching

Malaysia’s stunningly beautiful coral reefs have been at increasing risk of mass bleaching as a result of growing water temperatures. And things, the United Nations warns, are only going to get worse for corals everywhere, Malaysia included. In coming years and decades many reefs will experience not just episodic bleaching once in a while, which is…

Deforestation in Malaysia Accelerating Faster than Anywhere in the World

Deforestation in Malaysia Accelerating Faster than Anywhere in the World

According to the United Nations, the rate of deforestation in Malaysia is accelerating faster than that of any other tropical country in the world. The statistic comes from the United Nations’ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation initiative (UN-REDD), and it sheds light on the consequences of rapid economic…