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Dear The Star: Misleading Statements In Your Save Langat South Reports

Dear The Star: Misleading Statements In Your Save Langat South Reports

Correcting some misleading statements in The Star’s reports on the Save Langat South campaign.

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Green Ink: Save The World By Putting On A Condom

Green Ink: Save The World By Putting On A Condom

Condoms could indeed be the answer to climate change.

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My Special Day (or the day I got peed on by an orangutan)

My Special Day (or the day I got peed on by an orangutan)

A special day from the hilly terrain of Batang Ai.

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Save Langat South!

Save Langat South!

A plea for public support in the effort to Save Langat South Forest Reserve.

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Nuclear Malaysia: Shortsightedness in a Greening Global Economy?

Nuclear Malaysia: Shortsightedness in a Greening Global Economy?

Is nuclear power the right choice for our nation? Malaysians must make an informed decision. Nuclear power is only one of the available options – and it is the most expensive, most dangerous and most inefficient one.

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What About The Displaced and Unsung Heroes?

What About The Displaced and Unsung Heroes?

Last week we read about the “Heroes of the Palm Oil Milling Industry.” But what about the communities that have been displaced to make way for the industry? Do we care?

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The Curious Incident of The Would Be Arsonist in Simunjan

The Curious Incident of The Would Be Arsonist in Simunjan

An on-the-ground account of the case of a “would-be arsonist” and the fight to save Sebangan rainforest. A man was arrested for arson, curiously, at the time the fire started he was some 400km away.

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Are you with EARTH?

Are you with EARTH?

Another call to action for each and everyone of us to do our part beyond attending events and tweaking tweets and Facebook status messages. This time it’s for the place where we all store our stuff – Earth.

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PERCEPTION: Romancing The Clam

PERCEPTION: Romancing The Clam

PERCEPTION – An original LoyarBurok series that draws parallels between mother nature and human constructs – some obvious and some take a rather adventurous tangent. In its debut feature “Romancing The Clam”, giant clams opens up perceptions on marriage and spousal roles. Expect first hand photos and videos from this citizen journalist LoyarBurokker.

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Sarawak, the Dam-ed State

Sarawak, the Dam-ed State

A consideration regarding the inconsistency between the national energy policy and the building of 12 dams that in a mere 10 years will generate 600% more power than current demand.

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Peat Swamp Forest Rehab

Peat Swamp Forest Rehab

A Malaysian youth reporting on the community based tree planting programme to rehabilitate the Raja Musa Peat Swamp Forest that had fallen victim to some 23,000 hectares of illegal clearing.

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Spearhunting The Real Coral Killers

Spearhunting The Real Coral Killers

A consideration on the purpose and efficacy of dive site closures by authorities as a measure to remedy coral bleaching – a phenomenon that is caused is caused by weather conditions and not human impact.

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They Paved Paradise To Put Up A Coal Plant

They Paved Paradise To Put Up A Coal Plant

Plans to build a 300MW coal plant on a paradise-like site in Sabah are well underway and yet mainstream reports seldom, if ever, show to the public the paradise that will be paved. Green Ink is reproducing an article and photo essay from mongabay.com that clearly illustrates just how much is at stake.

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YB Peter Chin, convince me please

YB Peter Chin, convince me please

Green Ink poses a rebuttal to Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, YB Peter Chin Fah Kui’s defence of the need for nuclear energy, and on other pertinent questions.

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Go Nude, Not Nuke

Go Nude, Not Nuke

Are you and I, normal everyday household consumers, ready to go nude in the battle for a greener, safer, less controversial, energy source? Green Ink – LB’s fresh, new, green column tells you how.

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No Nu-Clear Way

No Nu-Clear Way

The government recently announced that Malaysia will have its own nuclear power plant by 2021. This here is a consideration on whether nuclear power is the only way forward for Malaysia and alternative renewable energy sources readily available in Malaysia.

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PTPTipu dan Sampah Plastik

PTPTipu dan Sampah Plastik

Ada kena-mengena ke PTPTN dan sampah plastik? Kami di LoyarBurok pun nak tahu; oleh itu kami menampirkan CeritaOrangGilak ini – sempena kempen Earth Hour yang akan berlangsung pada 8.30mlm hari ini. Jangan tak baca!

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The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Once upon a time the sun burped, regurgitated and spat out a blob of molten mud which went hurtling into space and tried to get back again. Unfortunately it couldn’t, so it kept on circling, began solidifying and cooled down. Accepting the fact that it’s destiny was sealed, and that it was stuck in what […]

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Of Rivers and Badly Written Articles

A deconstrution and reconstruction of an article titled ‘The rivers continue to die’ by Nurris Ishak and Nisha Sabanayagam in page 6 and 7 of the New Straits Times on 30 October 2006 in an attempt to show how inadequate thinking obscures important yet under appreciated points that its material may have to offer.

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Of Turtles

A criticism of the Terengganu State’s agricultural and regional department’s conservation policy, or more precisely, the lack of it. Also published in Malaysiakini Letters to the Editor column.

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