Urgent call to halt further forest conversions

Forested areas

LETTER TO THE EDITOR                                                                                                19 JANUARY 2015

Given the severity of the recent floods and the resulting tragedy that has befallen several states in the Peninsular Malaysia at a scale that has never been witnessed in living memory, and the increasingly adverse impacts of climate change, SAM strongly calls on all states to immediately halt further forest-to-plantation conversions in Malaysia.

Our analysis of the forestry data in the country shows as follows.

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Gesaan untuk segera menghentikan penukaran hutan ke ladang

Forested areas for plantation

SURAT KEPADA PENGARANG                                                                                        19 JANUARI 2015

Mengambil kira betapa dasyatnya banjir dan bencana yang baru melanda beberapa buah negeri di Semenanjung Malaysia, pada skala yang tidak pernah disaksikan dalam ingatan semua, dan ditambahkan lagi oleh kesan-kesan perubahan cuaca, SAM menggesa agar kesemua negeri untuk menghentikan penukaran hutan ke perladangan besar di Malaysia.

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SAM, CAP Urge the Government to ban trawl nets

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                       18 DECEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) urge the government to immediately ban the use of trawl nets in order to save our fisheries resources from impending extinction.

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SAM, CAP gesa kerajaan haramkan pukat tunda

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                   18 DISEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) dan Persatuan Pengguna Pulau Pinang (CAP) menggesa kerajaan mengharamkan segera penggunaan pukat tunda demi menyelamatkan sumber perikanan dari mengalami kepupusan.

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SAM seeks clarification regarding gazettement of two forest reserves and excision of Ijok Forest Reserve - a water catchment forest

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                       16 DECEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) refers to the statement by the YAB Menteri Besar of Perak at the State Legislative Assembly on 9 December 2014, as published in a number of local dailies.

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SAM mohon penjelasan berhubung pewartaan dua hutan simpan dan pemansuhan hutan tadahan air, Hutan Simpan Ijok

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                   16 DISEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) merujuk kenyataan YAB Menteri Besar Perak pada Sidang Dewan Undangan Negeri (Sidang DUN) baru-baru ini (9 Disember 2014) yang disiarkan dalam beberapa akhbar tempatan.

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CAP calls on the Malaysian Government to Withdraw from the TPPA Negotiation

SAM joins CAP in the following Letter to the Editor urging the Malaysian government to withdraw from the TPPA negotiations

LETTER TO THE EDITOR                                                                                             17 NOVEMBER 2014

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) remains seriously concerned that Malaysia continues to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) with 11 other countries including the United States. Hence CAP has sent a letter to the Prime Minister of Malaysia and submitted copies to all Ministers urging the Government to withdraw from the whole negotiation and not sign the TPPA.  Below is our letter to Y.A.B. Dato' Sri Mohd. Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak and Cabinet Ministers.

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SAM dan JARING menyokong penuh cadangan kerajaan untuk mengharamkan penggunaan pukat tunda di Zon B

Ini adalah kenyataan bersama JARING

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                 07 NOVEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) dan Persatuan Pendidikan dan Kebajikan Jaringan Nelayan Pantai Malaysia (JARING) menyokong penuh cadangan kerajaan untuk mengharamkan penggunaan pukat di kawasan Zon B. SAM dan JARING merasakan tindakan pengharaman pukat tunda ini seharusnya di buat dengan lebih awal kerana penggunaan pukat ini mendatangkan lebih banyak keburukan daripada kebaikan.

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SAM urges stringent action on polluters of Sungai Rui, Perak

PRESS STATEMENT                                                                                                      04 NOVEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has urged the Department of Environment (DOE) of Perak to investigate and take stern action against those responsible in polluting Sungai Rui, near Gerik recently.  

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SAM gesa tindakan tegas ke atas pencemar Sungai Rui

KENYATAAN AKHBAR                                                                                                    4 NOVEMBER 2014

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) menggesa Jabatan Alam Sekitar (JAS) Perak menyiasat dan mengambil tindakan tegas ke atas pihak yang terlibat dengan kejadian pencemaran Sungai Rui dekat Gerik baru-baru ini.

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