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NST, Wednesday 27 May 2020

What we have learnt from the MCO

WE have learnt many things about managing the economy that has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the Movement Control Order (MCO), and how in some situations, people have been forced to change in order to continue with their lives. Now is...


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Free Malaysia Today, Wednesday 27 May 2020

Plastic waste poison in soil, water at dangerous levels, warns Greenpeace

The illegal dumping and burning of plastic waste has led to dangerous levels of hazardous substances and chemicals in Malaysia’s soil and wat...


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The Star, Thursday 21 May 2020

Managing surge in pandemic solid waste

Yet another damaging consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic is the massive amount of solid waste generated. 



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The Economic Times, Wednesday 20 May 2020

Global CO2 emissions to drop 4-7% in 2020, but will it matter?

Global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels are set to drop by up to seven percent in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, but even this dramatic decline -- the sharpest since WWII -- would barely dent longterm global warming, researchers reported...


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Green Biz, Friday 8 May 2020

How online ordering could cut food waste

Wasted food is responsible for 6 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions — that’s three times the contribution of aviation and more ...


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BBC, Thursday 7 May 2020

Why bees are finally getting a break

Lockdowns have put a number of insect-harming practices on hold, creating a friendlier world for wild bees - and conservationists hope some o...


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The Guardian, Thursday 7 May 2020

'Promiscuous treatment of nature' will lead to more pandemics – scientists

Humanity’s “promiscuous treatment of nature” needs to change or there will be more deadly pandemics such as Covid-19, warn scientists who have analysed the link between viruses, wildlife and habitat destruction.


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