Indonesian women in Sulawesi village face daily swim for clean water
Straits Times, 22 March 2018
Indonesian villager Mama Hasria swims upstream with about 200 empty jerry cans tied to her back, a daily trip she and other local women make to get clean water for their community on Sulawesi island.
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