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Penang Reclamation Risks Irreversible Environmental Damage

Mageswari Sangaralingam, Honorary Secretary, Sahabat Alam Malaysia

28-Apr-23 08:30

Penang Reclamation Risks Irreversible Environmental Damage

The Penang South Islands reclamation project recently received Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval from the Department of Environment, to the dismay of fishing community associations and environmental activists who have long protested the mega development. We speak to Mageswari Sangaralingam of Sahabat Alam Malaysia on the implications of the project for marine biodiversity.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar, Yeong Yeng Yee

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning


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Tags:  penang south island projectfisheries industryenvironmental impacts





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