FMT Letter September 06, 2013
Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) is outraged over the disturbing visuals shown on Astro Awani’s video over the alleged mistreatment and abuse of elephants taking place at a resort in Malacca. Click to read
Malay Mail Online September 06, 2013
SEPT 6 — Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) is outraged over disturbing visuals shown on Astro Awani’s video over the alleged mistreatment and abuse of elephants taking place at a resort in Malacca. Click to read
FMT Letter August 30, 2013 (SAM's letter to FMT)
The scarred hill of Bukit Relau serves as a reminder to Penangites on how a developer can escape by paying a puny fine of RM30,000 despite causing environmental destruction. Click to read
Ini adalah risalah bagi orang-orang kampung terutamanya, kampung-kampung orang asal yang ingin menubuhkan persatuan penduduk. Risalah ini memberitahu langkah-langkah untuk menubuhkan sebuah persatuan di bawah Akta Perubuhan 1966.
This is a brochure for indigenous communities especially who wish to set up residents' associations under the Societies Act 1966.
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.