The International Hydropower Association (IHA) should not support Sarawak’s plans to build more mega-dams in Sarawak, says SAVE Rivers.
Environmental activists from Sarawak are taking their high-profile campaign against the building of 12 mega dams in the state to the Malaysian Parliament and then on to Tasmania. Peter Kallang reports.
More than 50 NGOs have signed a petition supporting the Penans’ struggle against the construction of the Murum Dam.
Villagers affected by the proposed Baram Dam are upset with their community chiefs for being “manipulated” into supporting the project. Mark Bujang has the story.
Miri: The Sarawak Conservation Alliance for Natural Environment (Scane) wishes to inform the government and law enforcement authorities that the situation at the Murum hydroelectric power dam project construction site is peaceful.
In defence of the Sarawak government’s flawed dams policy, Sarawak Energy CEO Torstein Dale Sjøtveit is currently circulating a “Factsheet” on Murum Dam aimed at convincing the media, his business partners and the public that Sarawak Energy is following international standards in its highly controversial Murum Dam construction, reports The BMF Team.
This Sunday, a group from Sarawak is showcasing their indigenous culture and lifestyle that is in danger of being swamped by a dam-building spree and forest clearing. Aliran and Suaram are among the co-sponsors.
Clare Rewcastle writes to members of the Sarawak Press highlighting the predicament of the Penan and the leaked information contained in government reports that have been withheld.
The Penans in Murum affected by the Murum Hydroelectric Power Dam are still blockading the road leading to the construction site of the dam despite newspaper reports saying otherwise, reports Mark Bujang.
The Penans’ blockade of the Murum Dam construction has been blacked out by much of the local and foreign media. What is really going on? Raymond Abin has the story.