Australia to invest RM90.5 million in Asean Smart Cities Network
NST, 18 March 2018
Canberra today announced a A$30 million (RM90.5 million) investment to help develop cities across Southeast Asia in smart and sustainable ways.
A greener idyll
NST, 12 March 2018
A social enterprise with a concern for green issues, JO Greenís main objectives are to inform, inspire, connect and encourage more people to embrace a social path to a greener Johor.
Microplastic pollution in oceans is far worse than feared, say scientists
The Guardian, 12 March 2018
A study reveals highest microplastic pollution levels ever recorded in a river in Manchester, UK and shows that billions of particles flooded into the sea from rivers in the area in just one year
UN moves towards recognising human right to a healthy environment
The Guardian, 9 March 2018
Formal recognition would help protect those who increasingly risk their lives to defend the land, water, forests and wildlife, says the UN special rapporteur on human rights and the environment
Growing up in greener neighbourhoods may boost brain development
The Star, 7 March 2018
New European research has found that children who have grown up near vast areas of greenspace show larger volumes of white and grey matter in the brain, which could have a beneficial effect on cognitive function.