Press Release 5 July 2019
Over the past few days, Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has been noticing a serious haze problem occurring in Penang with very poor visibility.
We are wondering why the haze is occurring and SAM would like a clarification from the Department of Environment (DOE) about the state of the air quality in Penang.
With the rather high temperatures these past few weeks in the region of 30 degrees C and above and with no rains, the haze seems to have come back.Read more
Rainforest Action Network April 26, 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia - A broad international coalition of over 70 civil society organizations, including Transformasi untuk Keadilan Indonesia (TuK INDONESIA), Walhi (Friends of the Earth Indonesia), Rainforest Action Network and the Sierra Club is calling on financial regulators in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, China, Europe and the United States to apply emergency sanctions on major commercial banks, in an effort to cut funding from companies identified as causing the forest fire crisis that annually chokes much of Southeast Asia. A joint letter will be sent to over 50 international organizations, including to some of the world’s top bank CEOs and financial services regulators. Click to read