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Dreaded haze: A ferry crossing the South Channel with Penang island barely visible in the background at 4.15pm yesterday.

Haze set to disappear with wind pattern changes in South China Sea

18 September 2014

PETALING JAYA: The country will see a brief respite from the present haze situation starting today.

Top-notch survival skills of the coral trout

17 September 2014

Various fish species, like the coral trout, really are clever.

Selvaretnam showing a copy of the reply from the Environment Department that a modern crematorium was not suitable due to its proximity to the homes there.

A hazard to their health

16 September 2014

RESIDENTS of Jalan Madras in Buntong are pleading with Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir to stop the upgrading of the crematorium at the Buntong Tamil cemetery near their homes.

Emotional return: Norzam trying to hold back her tears after arriving at KLIA in Sepang. With Norzam is her husband Datuk Abdul Hanif Abdullah. - Bernama

‘Malaysia’ saves flood victims in Kashmir

16 September 2014

PETALING JAYA: The word “Malaysia” written with chilli sauce and shirts laid out in the pattern of the Malaysian flag saved the lives of 15 Malaysians who were stranded on a hotel rooftop at Jammu and Kashmir after massive floods hit the Himalayan state.

Red alert: A photo of a Malayan tiger caught on a camera trap provided by Mycat's Jake Leong.

Malayan tigers in danger of becoming extinct

16 September 2014

PETALING JAYA: Poachers and deve­lopment have pushed Malaysia’s tigers to the brink of extinction.

Antarctica’s slow melt: The answer is in the air

15 September 2014

Twelve years after it happened, scientists finally confirm what made an Antarctic shelf collapse: warmer air.

Orangutan under threat

15 September 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Climate change is causing a rise in temperature and the gradual destruction of plants, which are food sources to the orangutan, said Sabah Wildlife Department director Datuk Dr Laurentius Ambu.

Ozone layer shows first sign of recovery, says UN

12 September 2014

A UN report on the ozone layer says that it’s shrinking, even though it’s still big enough for the moon to pass through.

Gibbons: Mapping the genome of the acrobatic ape

12 September 2014

The gibbon, the most monkey-like among the apes, has finally been genetically mapped – and the findings are quite extraordinary.

Scouts from Bukit Bintang District joining the volunteers of J.C. Jacobsen Foundation in cleaning up the Sungai Liam waterfall.

Volunteers put the shine back at Sungai Liam waterfall surroundings

12 September 2014

SEEING a huge difference in the surroundings of Sungai Liam waterfall was a rewarding sight for Ng Siew Kum.

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