August 20, 2013
An aluminium smelter plant owned by Press Metal Bhd began operations in 2013 in Similajau, Sarawak. Indigenous communities living near the plant have alleged that since the factory began, they have been falling ill and that their produce have reduced. Peoples' Documentary has the story. Click to watch
Malaysiakini August 15, 2013
The controversial oil refinery project in Pengerang, Johor, appears to have hit a snag following a statement from Chinese Petroleum Corporation (CPC) chairperson Lin Sheng-Chung on a possibility that its subsidiary company may be shut down. Click to read
New Straits Times August 13, 2013
In the wake of the destruction of the Bikam Permanent Forest Reserve near Bidor and the threat faced by other forest reserves, environmental group Sahabat Alam Malaysia has proposed measures to safeguard endangered tree species. Click read
FMT News August 14, 2013
KUALA LUMPUR: The government must suspend all on-going Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations until all concerns of the agreement are addressed. Click to read
BBC News August 05, 2013
Japan's nuclear watchdog has said the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant is facing a new "emergency" caused by a build-up of radioactive groundwater. Click to read
Malay Mail Online August 02, 2013
GEORGE TOWN, Aug 2 — Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) or Friends of the Earth Malaysia today expressed regret at the decision of the Perak government to cultivate oil palm in the Bikam forest reserve. Click to read
FMT July 18, 2013
KEPALA BATAS: Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) wants the Penang government to drop the proposed aquaculture project in Penaga near here because of potential impact on the environment. Click to read
Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Pahang government to pay serious attention and take immediate action to curb river pollution in Kampung Lalang, Benta near Kuala Lipis.
The source of pollution is a mining activity here which has caused the river water to turn muddy, filled with sand and its clear water turn brown.
The pollution has not only affected the daily use of the river water by 300 villagers here but also caused death of farmed fish, cultured in cages in the river.
Malaysiakini June 24, 2013
The federal government is unable to disclose the details of negotiations over the much questioned Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) because it has to ‘respect the position and views of other countries’ involved. Click to read
According to the Malay Mail today (June 03, 2013), businessman Tan Sri Tan Kok Ping is allegedly behind the company General Accomplishment Sdn Bhd, the company which had illegally cleared the land in Bukit Relau. Click to read
Sarawak Tribune May 31, 2013
The Consumers' Association of Penang urged the federal government to withdraw itself from the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. Click to read
SAM wrote a letter to the editor to question the mystery behind the death of the pygmy elephants. Free Malaysia Today (May 27, 2013) carried the letter on their portal. Click to read