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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 
`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 
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  
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  
Malaysia walks away from law to tackle firms over forest fires
Faizal Parish, director of the Malaysian nonprofit Global Environment Centre who has worked on sustainable peatland management, fire prevention and transboundary haze for 30 years, believes Malaysia is right to adopt a more regional approach.
Read More > Date 07-Aug-2020  | Category Haze 
Taman Melawati residents transform Sg Klang riverbank
Since 2018, FoSK TMR3 has carried out the longest continuous community gotong-royong in Malaysia, currently at 107 weeks and counting. Each Saturday, members and participants show up at the riverbank to carry out any task needed.
Read More > Date 07-Aug-2020  | Category River Care 
Communities stake claim to waterways
Public parks, community gardens and colourful murals are just some of the ways Sungai Klang and Sungai Gombak have been transformed through the River of Life outreach programme, which has helped educate the people on the importance of preserving ...
Read More > Date 07-Aug-2020  | Category River Care 
Getting to the root of flash floods
Global Environment Centre (GEC) said there was a higher than normal rainfall around this time that was usually a dry period. "So we may be heading towards the La Nina phenomenon. "However, the human or local factors are also big ...
Read More > Date 04-Aug-2020  | Category Flood Preparedness 

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