Asian Countries Are Off Track to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
UN DIspatch, 7 June 2019
Bad news for Asia and the Pacific: Not a single country in the region is on track to achieve any of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, a recent UN report has warned.
Revisiting education for sustainable development
NST, 4 June 2019
Considering the far-reaching demands sustainable development places on individuals and societies, it is widely acknowledged that education has a key role to play, even though its meaning is not always agreed upon; it is even contested.
Corporate Malaysia must embrace U.N. global goals
NST, 28 May 2019
N September 2015, world leaders came together for a summit at the United Nations in New York to sign off one of the most significant Plan of Action that the international community has ever undertaken: the 2030 Development Agenda.
Microplastic pollution adds to oceans' problems
Eco Business, 27 May 2019
A new study shows how microplastics carry pollutants which are absorbed by tiny marine organisms that move up through the food chain.
Basel Convention amendment helps Malaysia restrict plastic waste imports better, says Yeo
The Star, 17 May 2019
The recent amendment to the classification of plastic wastes under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such waste from other countries more effectively, says Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.