The COVID-19 pandemic is getting more overwhelming by the day, but one sliver of good news that has surfaced is that the restrictions on movements in many parts of the world, has been decreasing air pollution, and reducing CO2 emissions. We look at the links between human and ecosystem health.
Update: The sightings of wild animals in Italy, as mentioned in the podcast, has been reported to be fake by National Geographic.
ECOMY says: A few things to look out for and to support! Let’s hope we have better laws to protect sites and wildlife, harsher and life imprisonment for poachers and traffickers, a Biodiversity Centre that will function...
PETALING JAYA: A recent instigation for punitive action against critics of the palm oil industry has prompted two environmental activist groups to condemn reactive behaviour and to call for positive engagement.
Commenting on remarks made at a forum in Kuala Lumpur last Tuesday, spokesmen for Eco-tourism and Conservation Society Malaysia (Ecomy) and Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia (Peka) said the attacks by industry...
We were delighted last year when we heard about sightings of wild otters in Taman Tasik Metropolitan Kepong and in the vicinity of KLIA. Last week, two more have been spotted at Taman Tasik Perdana. Are these sightings significant? Is there more we otter know?
Produced by: Juliet Jacobs
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Juliet Jacobs
KUALA LUMPUR, 1 June 2018. Andrew Sebastian can be found at the edge of rushing rivers in search of rare birds or deep in the forest mingling with the aboriginal folks in Malaysia, also called the orang asli, to get them to become environmental stewards.
A Malaysian ecotourism expert and licensed nature/bird guide, Sebastian wears many hats. Sebastian is a co-founder of the Asian Bird Fair Network (ABF) and the Wild Bird Club M...