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Saving Penang’s last mangrove forest

BALIK PULAU: The Federal Government will ensure that the last mangrove forest on Penang island remains protected.


Root of the problem still unknown

GEORGE TOWN: Metal poisoning along the coastal areas of Teluk Bahang looks to be worsening while the root cause remains unknown. Operators of fish farms along the coast are worried for the survival of marine resources such as sea algae and other plant life, should the content of heavy metal spike further.


‘Metal poisoning being investigated’

GEORGE TOWN: The Department of Environment (DOE) and Fisheries Department have been tasked with investigating reports of a high level of metal poisoning in Penang seas.


State govt urged to tackle heavy metal pollution

GEORGE TOWN: The state government must set up an emergency task force to address the heavy metal pollution in the sea off Tanjung Bungah and Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang, said Tanjung Bungah Residents’ Association chairman Meena Raman.


Expert: Metal toxicity at sea is harming marine life

GEORGE TOWN: The heavy metal nickel – in a concentration 944% higher than natural – has been found in the sea off Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang.


Unknown pollutant killing marine specimens at research centre

GEORGE TOWN: Live marine specimens in a laboratory in Teluk Bahang are dying from a pollutant that “invaded” the lab via sea water.


RM1mil to spruce up Penang National Park

BALIK PULAU: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry will fork out RM1mil to upgrade the poorly maintained facilities at the Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang.


Seeking federal fund to fix park in disrepair

BALIK PULAU: The state government will apply for funding from the Federal Government to repair the poorly maintained facilities at the Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang.


Holidaymakers check out popular attractions in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: As some people make a beeline for the Hari Raya open houses, holidaymakers took the chance to explore the state’s popular attractions during the public holiday.