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Orang Asli, agencies, join in chorus against degazetting Kuala Langat forest
During the town hall session, Peninsular Malaysia Forestry Department's Wetlands Forest Management principal assistant director Harry Yong urged the state government to reconsider its plan as it would lead to a “waste of public funds”. This ...
Read More > Date 30-Sep-2020  | Category Forest 
Group questions short notice for Kuala Langat forest reserve town hall meet
Global Environment Centre (GEC) director Faizal Parish said the invite only gave a few days to prepare for the town hall session. “The Orang Asli communities have yet to receive the letter of invitation when they should have been alerted ...
Read More > Date 26-Sep-2020  | Category Forest 
NGO coalition calls on S'gor govt to reschedule public hearing on forest reserve degazettement
Global Environment Centre (GEC) director Faizal Parish, in a statement Saturday (Sept 26) on behalf of the coalition, said that the hearing was supposed to be an opportunity for the KLNFR stakeholders to voice their objections and ...
Read More > Date 26-Sep-2020  | Category Forest 
S’gor govt seeks public feedback on degazetting Kuala Langat forest reserve
In a statement today, a group of seven NGOs calling itself the Coalition for the Protection of Selangor’s Forests proposed for the town hall session to be postponed to allow stakeholders more time to prepare for it. They protested how ...
Read More > Date 26-Sep-2020  | Category Forest 
River of Life project success already visible
Global Environment Centre (GEC) river care coordinator Dr K Kalithasan, meanwhile, said through the ROL-POP 5 initiative, his organisation has been educating the public to get to know their 'river address' based on the map and location of ...
Read More > Date 25-Sep-2020  | Category River  
ROL's Success Already Visible In City Centre
Global Environment Centre (GEC) river care coordinator Dr K Kalithasan, meanwhile, said through the ROL-POP 5 initiative, his organisation has been educating the public to get to know their “river address” based on the map and location of ...
Read More > Date 24-Sep-2020  | Category River Care Programme  
Careless eateries polluting our waterways, NGOs allege
Global Environment Centre manager of River Care Programme K Kalithasan agreed and said this form of pollution had a “significant effect in urban areas” despite it being easy to control.
Read More > Date 20-Sep-2020  | Category waste management  
Place water services under NSC - environmentalist
According to Global Environment Centre (GEC) River Care Programme Manager, Dr K. Kalithasan, the time has come for the government to place water under the auspices of the National Security Council (NSC) as it is considered an essential resource.
Read More > Date 18-Sep-2020  | Category Water 
Belanja RM3.36 bilion naik taraf sungai ibu kota
Menerusi lawatan kira-kira empat jam itu, para pengamal media berpeluang melihat sendiri perkembangan projek Sungai Nadi Kehidupan atau River of Life (RoL) yang giat dijalankan, selain tempattempat menarik di sepanjang Sungai Klang.
Read More > Date 14-Sep-2020  | Category River  
`EMULATE PAHANG TO SAVE RIVERS’
Global Environment Centre River Care Programme manager Dr Kalithasan Kailasam said the success, achieved via strict enforcement and continuous efforts to rehabilitate the river, proved that it could be done.
Read More > Date 14-Sep-2020  | Category River Care 
Loud calls for single agency
Global Environment Centre river care programme coordinator Dr K. Kalithasan said water resources must be seen as a joint responsibility and be treated as a matter of national security.
Read More > Date 08-Sep-2020  | Category Sustainable management 
Broga Hill facing soil degradation
Global Environment Centre director Faizal Parish said it was crucial to plant suitable species on the hill. “The authorities can look at adjacent forests at similar altitudes to identify the species to plant here.“They should plant ...
Read More > Date 08-Sep-2020  | Category Sustainable management 
Wrong cleaning practice suspected
Dr K. Kalithasan, River Care programme manager under the Global Environmental Centre, said offenders should also be tasked to fund the clean-up efforts when they are found guilty of pollution.
Read More > Date 05-Sep-2020  | Category Water 
Grants for 50 projects in aid of needy
"Another recipient of the Hasanah Special Grant is Global Environment Centre (GEC), which focuses on empowering over 2,000 Orang Asli from four villages in Ulu Kinta, Perak, by getting them steady jobs while they protect the forests and rivers."
Read More > Date 01-Sep-2020  | Category  
‘Address careless disposal of masks’
"This is a serious concern as face masks, used by the public, are being thrown on our streets, in parks and public places. This will create a new kind of environmental pollution, similar to the problem of single-use plastic. When face masks ...
Read More > Date 27-Aug-2020  | Category waste management  
Launching of Community Garden & Sungai Keroh River Care Education Centre
The community garden’s establishment has indirectly allowed the residents to take ownership of the river stretch and monitor the Sungai Keroh by becoming the eyes and ears of the river’s condition and any illegal dumping activities.
Read More > Date 18-Aug-2020  | Category River Care Programme  

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