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Mining in Ulu Muda a risk to water security, says activist
“The potential (value) is RM62 billion, but we need to be careful,” pointed out Global Environment Centre (GEC) director Faizal Parish. “If they allow mining in the catchment area, it will destroy the water supply.
Read More > Date 05-Dec-2020  | Category Sustainable management 
Coalition objects to draft plan
The proposed DUKE 2A highway would cut through the northern part of Bukit Cherakah Forest Reserve as well as the catchment of the Tasik Subang Dam water reservoir.
Read More > Date 01-Dec-2020  | Category Forest 
Malaysia-based Global Environment Centre director Faizal Parish says the 2.24cm sink rate is only the average and that actual subsidence rates maybe even higher in some areas. "For drained peatlands, especially on plantations, the subsidence ...
Read More > Date 24-Nov-2020  | Category Peatland  
Rehabilitation methods
MOST of Malaysia's peatland comprises peat swamp forest, which is said to be a critically endangered category of forested wetlands, and is usually located in coastal areas in all states except Kedah, Penang and Perlis.
Read More > Date 24-Nov-2020  | Category Peatland  
LETTER | CPSF calls on S'gor govt to stop development affecting forests
"This area is the only wildlife corridor facilitating wildlife movement between north and south. Thus, the proposed road would certainly put a stop and/or cause hindrance to such wildlife movement and increase roadkill cases."
Read More > Date 21-Nov-2020  | Category Forest 
Champions of Sg Klang
THE Covid-19 pandemic and movement control order (MCO) have made people realise the importance of nature’s resources and the need to care for it for our health and well-being, says Faizal Parish. “People realised its importance when they were ...
Read More > Date 18-Nov-2020  | Category River Care 
Declare rivers as security areas, says MP
K Kalithasan, manager of the River Care Programme at the Global Environment Centre, agreed that the government should exert control over the usage of land through the tightening of licences.
Read More > Date 17-Nov-2020  | Category River Pollution 
Ministry of Federal Territories, DID Malaysia and GEC celebrate champions of Klang River for their continuous efforts in river care initiatives
“Among the activities or initiatives they have conducted are river stretch adoption programme, establishing community garden, conducting zero-waste awareness programme and more. Since its commencement in 2016, these river care initiatives under ...
Read More > Date 12-Nov-2020  | Category River Care 
Klang Valley`s water supply at risk
Looking at the video, Global Environment Centre (GEC) river care programme coordinator Dr K. Kalithasan said the Sungai Selangor basin looks like mainly a huge industrial area. "We can see from the recent Sungai Gong case what the effluents ...
Read More > Date 12-Nov-2020  | Category Pollution 
Selamatkan hutan paya gambut terakhir di Selangor
Bukan hanya hilang tanah warisan, malah komuniti ini turut berdepan kemungkinan kehilangan sumber kehidupan ekoran tindakan kerajaan negeri Selangor yang ingin menyahwartakan kawasan seluas 930.93 hektar atau 97% hutan simpan berkenaan untuk ...
Read More > Date 08-Nov-2020  | Category Forest 
Launching Of Pokok Ilmu In Conjunction With World Rivers Day 2020 Celebration
About 150 urbanites residing in the Klang Valley were treated to half-day river educational activities happened concurrently at 150 m stretch of Klang River next to the AU2 Urban Community Garden.
Read More > Date 12-Oct-2020  | Category River Care 
Amanah dalam mentadbir, memakmurkan alam
Sungai banyak memberikan manfaat cukup besar bukan sahaja kepada manusia, bahkan seluruh hidupan lain. Ia menjadi sumber bekalan air utama kepada manusia dan haiwan. Kebergantungan kepada sungai dapat dilihat dari sudut keperluan asas, iaitu ...
Read More > Date 09-Oct-2020  | Category Forest 
Penyahwartaan Hutan Simpan Kekal Kuala Langat Utara
Penyahwartaan ini tidak selari dengan Rancangan Struktur Negeri 2035, kekalkan 30 peratus kawasan hutan, Pelan Tindakan Tanah Gambut Kebangsaan 2011-20, Dasar Kepelbagaian Biologi Kebangsaan 2016-25, Rancangan Fizikal Negara Ketiga, NPP3, ...
Read More > Date 09-Oct-2020  | Category Forest 
Orang Asli, Adun, agensi bersatu bantah nyahwarta hutan simpan
Tok batin Kampung Busut Sari Senin bangun untuk menjelaskan bagaimana orang di kampungnya sering ke hutan simpan itu untuk mencari makanan, ubat-ubatan dan untuk amalan keagamaan.
Read More > Date 30-Sep-2020  | Category Forest 
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 
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 
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 
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  

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