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Malaysian Assets in US Allegedly Tied to Corrupt Logging Operations
Environment  (tags: Sarawak, corruption, Malaysia, illegal logging, rainforest, government officials, Global Capitalism in operation, real estate )

Barbara
- 1138 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Environmentalists are calling for US and Malaysian officials to investigate allegations that real estate investments in the United States worth billions of dollars may have been funded by proceeds from corrupt logging operations in Sarawak:GLOBALIZATION
Malaysia's Najib Razak Demands Indonesia Take Action Over Haze
Environment  (tags: Malaysia, Prime Minister, Najib Razak, Indonesia, illegal forest fires, haze, closed most schools )

Rosie
- 1350 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Malaysian Prime Minister has demanded Indonesia take action against companies responsible for illegal forest fires blanketing the region in smoke. Malaysia has closed most schools for 2 days over health concerns. Fires are used to clear land.
Simply Breathing the Air Kills 3.3 Million People Every Year
Environment  (tags: air pollution, toxins, particles, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, US, mega-cities, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, domestic fuels, agriculture )

Evelyn
- 1366 days ago - motherjones.com
Air pollution kills 3.3 million people per year. And that number could double by 2050 if nothing is done to clean up the dangerous levels tiny particles, toxins, and ozone that blanket many countries, especially in Asia
Master Plan for Malay Enclave Outrages Local Landowners
Environment  (tags: agricultural settlement, condominiums, conservation, demolition, development corporation, heritage, high-rise, historic, kampong, Kampong Bharu, Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, M.A.S., Malay, Malaysia, master plan, redevelopment, Changing Times )

Annette
- 1610 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Residents of Kuala Lumpur's last remaining urban village are taking a stand against plans to raze their area to the ground.
Inside Malaysia's Shadow State
Environment  (tags: Sarawak, Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, Malaysia, Borneo, logging, corruption, devastation )

Sheryl
- 2184 days ago - globalwitness.org
For 30 years, Sarawak has been governed by Chief Minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, who controls all land classification. Under his tenure, Sarawak has experienced some of the most intense rates of logging seen anywhere in the world.
Malaysia Sacrifices Its Elephants for Palm Oil - PROTEST
Environment  (tags: Elephants, palmoil, Malaysia, poison, deforestation )

Angelika
- 2326 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
"The elephants ate rat poison. That's how the plantation workers prevent the animals from eating the fruit of the oil palm" Malaysia continues to rely on exporting tropical timber and palm oil.
Rainforest Is Destroyed for Palm Oil Plantations on Malaysia's Island State of Sarawak
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ecosystems, habitat, deforestation, habitatdestruction, palm oil, Malaysia, wildlife )

Agnes
- 3056 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
New satellite imagery shows Malaysia is destroying forests on the island state of Sarawak, Borneo, more than three times faster than all of Asia combined.
Save Endangered Species in Malaysia From Unnecessary Logging ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, logging, Malaysia, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3671 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In the region of Terengganu, Malaysia, a stretch of forest filled with endangered wildlife is disappearing. In preparation for a new hydroelectric project, the Terengganu state government is logging and then flooding the forest. But here's the twist:
Action Alert: Malaysian Oil Palm Threatens Brazilian Amazon ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, oil palm, Malaysia, habitat, protection, nature, wildlife, animals )

Cher
- 3692 days ago - change.org
This is a protest, not a petition, sending emails to many real decision makers on matters vital to the Earth.
Preserve Our Forests and Environment at All Costs
Environment  (tags: environment, deforestation, Malaysia, animal rights, preservation, protection, animals, nature, wildlife )

Cher
- 3729 days ago - thestar.com.my
THE coverage on the deforestation of Sungai Mas in Johor confirms the worrying fact that our country is sorely lax where animal rights and the environment is concerned.
   

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