Stop peatland destruction

Protest against peatland destructionSAM & FOTO staff protest against peatland destruction

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                            12 APRIL 2016

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) calls on the Sarawak government to stop further development on peatlands in the State. Among the ongoing development is BLD Plantation Berhad’s concession in North of Sibu. Satellite image analysis performed by Friends of the Orangutans (FOTO) showed that between June and September 2015 BLD had cleared an average of 11 hectares daily.

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The management of Piah Forest Reserve in Perak must be balanced and its existing expanse maintained

Piah Forest reserve

LETTER TO THE EDITOR                                                                                                   01 APRIL 2016

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM)’s prior case study concurs with the special report entitled "‘Hutan Simpan Kekal Piah dirobek’' published by a local Malay daily on March 28, 2016.

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Hutan Simpan Piah perlu diurus secara seimbang dan dikekalkan keluasan sedia ada

Hutan Piah

SURAT KEPADA PENGARANG                                                                                            01 APRIL 2016

Merujuk kepada laporan khas yang disiarkan oleh sebuah akhbar tempatan berbahasa Melayu pada 28 Mac 2016 bertajuk ‘Hutan Simpan Kekal Piah dirobek’, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) mendapati ada kebenarannya berdasarkan kajian kes yang dilakukan sebelum ini. 

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Shrimp culture project threatens environment and coastal fishers in Balik Pulau: SAM & CAP

protest against shrimp culture projectCoastal fishers and SAM staff urge the government to stop the shrimp culture project

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                           26 MARCH 2016

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urge the Penang state government to take immediate measures to stop  the shrimp culture projects in Balik Pulau that have threatened the environment and livelihood of more than 1,000 coastal fishers here.

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Projek ternakan udang ancam alam sekitar dan kehidupan nelayan pantai Balik Pulau: SAM & CAP

Bantahan terhadap projek ternakan udangNelayan pantai dan staf SAM membantah projek ternakan udang

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                            26 MAC 2016

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) dan Persatuan Pengguna Pulau Pinang (CAP) menggesa kerajaan Pulau Pinang mengambil tindakan segera menghentikan projek ternakan udang di Balik Pulau kerana projek itu telah mengancam alam sekitar dan kehidupan lebih 1,000 nelayan pantai di kawasan berkenaan.

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浮罗山背养虾计划威胁环境和沿海渔民生计 Shrimp culture project threatens environment and coastal fishers in Balik Pulau

protest against shrimp cultureCoastal fishers and SAM staff protest against the shrimp culture project

大马自然之友兼  槟城消费人协会                                                                                           2016年3月26日文告

大马自然之友(SAM)和槟城消费人协会(CAP)呼吁槟州政府马上采取行动停止浮罗山背,已经影响环境和造成超过1000个渔民面对生活危机的养虾计划。

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Revocation of NCR extinguishment for Baram Dam lauded

Baram Dam protestBaram communities protesting against the dam (SAM file picture: December 2013)

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                           23 MARCH 2016

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) lauds the Sarawak State Government for heeding the calls to revoke the extinguishment of the native customary rights (NCR) of between 26 and 30 villages affected by the Baram Dam, located between Long Na’ah and Long Kesseh. SAM also commends the affected communities in Baram for steadfastly making their concerns heard to the State Government over the proposed dam which has yielded positive results.

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Sand Mining: Batang Benar river heavily sedimented

Sand mining operations on Batang BenarSand mining operations on the Batang Benar river

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                           21 MARCH 2016

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Negeri Sembilan government, Land & Mines Office  (PTG), local authority, Drainage & Irrigation Department (DID) and the Department of Environment  (DOE) to investigate and take immediate action to curb the pollution of the Batang Benar River which has been severely sedimented.

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Pengambilan pasir: Sungai Batang Benar teruk berkelodak

Batang Benar BerkelodakSungai Batang Benar yang teruk berkelodak

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                            21 MAC 2016

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) menggesa kerajaan Negeri Sembilan, Pejabat Tanah dan Galian (PTG), Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan (PBT), Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran (JPS) dan Jabatan Alam Sekitar (JAS) menyiasat dan mengambil tindakan segera bagi mengatasi masalah pencemaran Sungai Batang Benar yang teruk tercemar ketika ini.

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Save Penang from catastrophe

stop high densityStop high density project in Sg Ara, say the residents with SAM & CAP President S.M. Mohamed Idris and staff

SAM fully supports the following statement issued by the Consumers' Association of Penang

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                          03 MARCH 2016

CAP urges MBPP to seriously consider objection of residents protesting high density

Development onLot 586 & 675 Sungai Ara

The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) urges the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) to seriously consider the objections raised by residents of Taman Siara 81 and neighbouring landowners on a proposed high density development on Lots 586 and 675 in Sungai Ara. 

 

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