Deforestation is an imminent threat to existence of a forest. It was well known that green plants are responsible for changing back the carbon dioxide that we breathe out into oxygen that we breathe in. Will it be the same when all the trees are farmed till the last leaf ? Lets find out.
Continue reading “Will it be a day that we need to buy Oxygen ?”
Fireflies is a common sighting in the swamp areas, native rainforest, agriculture land and open fields with lake.
Urbanization and deforestation had been threatened the environment for the fireflies.
The fireflies are slowly disappearing from our childhood, and soon enough the next generation won’t able to experience the magical moments with the natural lanterns that brighten the nights.
Lets find out where there had been, shall we ?
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It is easily to be seen from a naked eyes that when you cut down a rainforest tree, you gain a timber. But is life so easy as 1+1=2 ? Let’s find out the maths. You will be surprised to know that the short and long term environmental effect of one timber down.
Continue reading “A timber down does not equates a tree lost”
logging in Sarawak is a serious business. Billions of revenue in sight, Billions of resources at stake. However logging doesn’t just means cutting down trees. Wonder what is happening during logging and what effects does it have on environment? It is an art of deforestation ?
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Dams are once consider more environment friendly than other modalities of energy generations. In schools we learn that Hydroelectric Power Plants are one of the best renewable energy that can generate electricity to power up cities and nation.
Well, all of above is true, but we did not make a fine print clear to everyone to understand that it is not without the impact to the environment.
Sarawak is being proud of being part of the oldest rainforest in the world that dates back 130millions years old. Our Rainforest have vast diversity of plants and animals of tropical origin. Tourist from far and near come just to visit our wonderful diversity and natural heritage.
Lets see the Case of Bakun Dam of Sarawak.
Continue reading “Bakun Dam – A double edge sword in quest for green energy”
Borneo Rainforest has an estimated age of 130 million years, making it the oldest rainforest in the world. Sarawak being 26% of the land area of Borneo was proud to share the same legacy.
Sarawak indeed full of greens, we have trees everywhere, up to a sense that part of the Malaysian people (west Malaysian) still wondering “Do Sarawakians stay on trees”.
Although rich of natural resources, we do still facing an up cropping issue of “Sarawak is loosing greens fast”. In fact many of the forest is considered secondary forest.
So what are secondary forest ? You may ask.
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