Preserving nature: Dr Xavier (second from right) looking at a preserved turtle after the launch of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Symposium and Red List Assessment at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. With him is UMT vice-chancellor Datuk Dr Nor Aeini Mokhtar (fourth from right). — Bernama

PUTRAJAYA. Malaysia is aiming to do away with single-use plastic by 2030, as the country tries to shed its reputation as one of the largest producers of plastic waste in the world.

Read more: Yeo: Do away with single-use plastic


File photo of Energy, Green Technology, Science and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin (centre) checking out renewable energy generation on July 31 at the NGO Create Borneo near Kota Kinabalu. Next to her are Create officials Adrian and Jenifer Lasimbang.

KOTA KINABALU. Please don't restart the coal power plant project in Sabah, explore renewable energy sources first to solve the state’s power supply woes, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Malaysia urges the Malaysian government.

Read more: No to coal power in Sabah, explore renewable energy first, says WWF


There must be careful consideration when carrying out tourism activities and development work near mangrove areas, especially those designated as Unesco sites. FILE PIC

Today is the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem.

Read more: Mass tourism hurts mangroves


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