Environmental issues in Malaysia
Environmental issues in Malaysia
The IUCN Red List gives 2890 native endangered species.Deforestation at the following locations are threatening flora and fauna:Deforestation is taking place for a...
Environmental issues in Malaysia - Wikipedia
THIS TOWER FILTERS IN SMOG AND TURNS IT INTO JEWELRY
This tower filters in smog and turns it into jewelry. via Studio Roosegaarde Video by Green Matters
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EPA Analysis Demonstrates Carbon Dioxide Reduction Itself Would Not Prevent Any Deaths (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced it received documents from the Environmental Protection Agency ...
For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
African Elephant Population Declines By 30 Percent
A census of African savanna elephants in 15 countries between 2007 and 2014 found the population decreased by 144,000 animals.
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Norway is Completely Banning Petrol Cars by 2025
Norway is leading the world in reducing pollution, and they just announced that the sale of fossil fuel cars will be completely banned by 2025
French Rivers Turned Green
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Deaths Linked To Air Pollution Top 5.5 Million Anually
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Hong Kong's Dolphins At Risk Of Disappearing
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The Dirty Secret Behind Electric Cars
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Puget Sound Orcas Welcome Sixth Baby Born To Endangered Pods This Year
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Exclusive Video: First "Glowing" Sea Turtle Found
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Very Rare Pink Dolphin Spotted Again (And She May Be Pregnant)
- Captain Erik Rue of Calcasieu Charter Service first spotted the mysterious pink dolphin they affectionately call, "Pinky" in 2007 out while fishing on his boat with his company Calcasieu Charter S...
60,000 Antelope Died In Four Days And No One Knows Why
It started in late May when geoecologist Steffen Zuther and his colleagues arrived in central Kazakhstan to monitor the calving of one herd of saigas, a critically endangered, steppe-dwelling antelope...
Ocean Plastic Could Be Found In 99 Percent Of Seabird Species By 2050
Humans are dumping so much plastic debris into the water that by 2050 nearly every single seabird species could have some of it in their gut. In a study published Monday, researchers from the Commonwe...
Endangered species
An Endangered (EN) species is a species which has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List as likely to become extinct. "Endangered" is the second mo...
Endangered species - Wikipedia
Deforestation in Malaysia
Between 1990 and 2010 Malaysia lost 8.6% of its forest cover, or around 1,920,000 hectares.
Malaysia declared its independence from Britain in 1957, and formed its current state in 1963. Since the...
Deforestation in Malaysia - Wikipedia
Pollution
Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollut...
Pollution - Wikipedia
Land reclamation
Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds. The land recl...
Land reclamation - Wikipedia
Air pollution in Malaysia

Haze has been an ongoing problem in many countries in the Southeast Asia region, and Malaysia is one of the worst affected. The main cause of this haze is the slash and burn practice by farmers a...
2005 Malaysian haze
Haze is caused by "hotspots" (zones with high temperature levels as seen via satellite imagery) in Malaysia and Indonesia. Lingering smoke from forest fires on the Indonesian island of Sumatra are ide...
2005 Malaysian haze - Wikipedia
Gila seminuda
The Virgin Chub is a medium-sized, silvery minnow, generally less than 15 cm long and reaching lengths of 25 cm. The back, breast, and part of the belly are embedded with small scales, nake...
Bothriembryon perobesus
Bothriembryon perobesus is a species of tropical air-breathing land snail, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Bothriembryontidae. This species is endemic to Australia.
2006 Southeast Asian haze
The 2006 Southeast Asian haze event was caused by continued uncontrolled burning from "slash and burn" cultivation in Indonesia, and affected several countries in the Southeast Asian region and beyond...
2006 Southeast Asian haze - Wikipedia
For The First Time, Bees Declared Endangered In The U.S.
Seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee, decimated by invasive species and habitat loss, are now federally protected.
Steppe Wolf
The Steppe wolf (Canis lupus campestris) is a subspecies of grey wolf native to the Caspian steppes, the steppe regions of the Caucasus, the lower Volga region, southern Kazakhstan north to the middle...
Steppe Wolf - Wikipedia
Wildlife corridor
A habitat corridor, wildlife corridor or green corridor is an area of habitat connecting wildlife populations separated by human activities or structures (such as roads, development, or logging). This...
Beach nourishment
Beach nourishment— also referred to as beach renourishment, beach replenishment or sand replenishment —describes a process by which sediment (usually sand) lost through longshore drift or...
Beach nourishment - Wikipedia
Melastoma affine
Melastoma affine, also known by the common names Malayalam : കലദി, Blue Tongue or Native Lassiandra, Nekkarika in Kannada, is a shrub of the Melastomataceae family. Distributed in tropical and su...